Sioux Falls Man Accused of Cutting Off Woman’s Nipples Changes Plea

Authorities said Ledbetter was arguing with his now ex-girlfriend when he punched her, sat on her and pressed his forearm into her throat.

 

SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Sioux Falls man accused of cutting off a woman’s nipples with a pair of scissors has changed his plea.

Tony Ledbetter, 45, is pleading guilty to three counts of aggravated assault.

Authorities said Ledbetter was arguing with his now ex-girlfriend when he punched her, sat on her and pressed his forearm into her throat.

He then grabbed a scissors and cut off her nipples.

He is facing more than 15 years in prison.

Sentencing is scheduled for November 28.

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