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Two deaths in Lawrence County under investigation

SPEARFISH, S.D. – The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of two people.

On Sunday, December 10, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for assistance at a rural residence in Southern Lawrence County.

First responders from Lead Deadwood Monument Health and the Lead Volunteer Fire Department discovered a 68-year-old female and a 78-year-old male, both pronounced deceased at the scene.

The identities of the individuals are being withheld pending notification to their families.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and the Lawrence County Coroner’s Office are actively investigating the causes of death.

This incident is currently under investigation.

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