Contact Us

Sioux Falls Mom Sentenced To Six Years

Fatal Fire, Rhiannon White

A Sioux Falls woman who used meth before her three children were killed in a house fire has been sentenced to six years in prison.  The Minnehaha County judge who sent Rhiannon White to the women’s prison in Pierre says she’ll be eligible for parole in 13 months.

White spoke briefly at her sentencing Wednesday and cried during the hearing.  She earlier pleaded guilty to felony drug possession.  Authorities say White tested positive for methamphetamine, ecstasy and marijuana when she was taken to the emergency room after the fire.  In the interim White missed a court hearing pertaining to her charges back in March.  White claimed at the time that her failure to show was due to confusion about the hearing dates.

The December 22 fire killed 6-year-old Alivia Coon, 12-year-old Savannah Coon and 16-year-old Michael Hensley.

NEXT: INMATE DIES IN FALL

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

Best of Hot 104.7

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://hot1047.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Hot 104.7 VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Hot 104.7 VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.