Social Media Spat Erupts Over South Dakota Missing Girl Case

Police were contacted after concerns about a potential confrontation.

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state lawmaker has been hit with a no-trespass order after a social media blowup over her activism in a missing girl case. The dispute began when one of state Sen. Lynne DiSanto’s constituents accused her of using Serenity Dennard’s disappearance for personal gain — that the senator’s actions are more about self-promotion than finding Serenity, the Rapid City Journal reported Wednesday. Serenity was 9 when she walked…

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