Suspicious Death Investigation:

At approximately 9:22 A.M. on June 25th, the Rapid City Police Department was dispatched to the area of the 3000 block of Dane Ln. regarding a prone individual.  Upon arrival, Rapid City police officers and Pennington County deputies located an adult Native American female who was determined to be deceased.  The Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Divisions began and continue to investigate the suspicious death. The identification of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of next-of-kin, and an autopsy is scheduled to take place in the near future.

Anyone with more information about this incident should contact Detective Andrew Randazzo at (605) 394-4134.

We will provide additional updates as the investigation continues.