Murder suspect makes initial court appearance Wednesday

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The suspect in Sunday’s homicide in Yankton made his initial appearance in court Wednesday morning.

During the initial appearance it was announced Trevor Wayne Harrison of Yankton is facing a charge of homicide as murder in the first-degree and, in the alternate, homicide as murder in the second-degree. Harrison can ultimately only be convicted of one of the charges.

The South Dakota Attorney General’s Office confirmed that the victim in Sunday’s shooting was 26-year-old Jade Rembold, of Yankton.

Homicide as murder in the first-degree is a Class A felony and is punishable by either life in prison or the death penalty and up to a $50,000 fine.

Harrison, who is on probation stemming from a previous conviction this year, is also facing a probation violation if convicted.

Harrison was represented by Raleigh Hansman of Sioux Falls.

Harrison’s arraignment was set for Nov. 21 at 10 a.m.

Yankton Police were called to a home on Whiting Drive about 8PM Sunday night where Rembolds body was found.