Joseph Hoek back in court today in Flandreau

Joseph Gene Hoek of Sioux Falls, who has been charged in the Feb. 2 death of Moody County Chief Deputy Sheriff Ken Prorok, will have a status hearing today at 11am in the Moody County Courthouse. 

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced in March that the state intended to seek the death penalty in the case. 

Jackley is expected to speak with reports following today’s hearing.