Hoek Hearing Today

Joseph Gene Hoek (Hook) of Sioux Falls, who has been charged in the Feb. 2 death of Moody County Chief Deputy Sheriff Ken Prorok (Pro-Rock) will have a hearing today.

During the hearing, Attorney General Marty Jackley is scheduled to provide written notice on whether the State intends to seek capital punishment in the case. 

The defendant has been charged with First Degree Murder and Aggravated Eluding. Hoek has pleaded not guilty.

Today’s hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. in the Moody County Courthouse in Flandreau.