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Rapid City police investigating unattended death

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Police Department is investigating an unattended death Saturday morning.

Police say the body of an adult male was discovered in a drainage ditch south of the intersection of East Philadelphia Street and Cherry Avenue.

According to a release by the Rapid City Police Department, detectives say the man, in his 30s, was last seen “intoxicated, leaving his nearby residence” the night before.

Medical staff and law enforcement on the scene did not notice any signs of trauma or indications of foul play and an autopsy will be performed.

The man’s name was not released.

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Rapid City, US
5:44 am, February 23, 2024
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