Investigation Continues in 8 year-old Drowning
The Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate the drowning death of an 8-year-old girl. The victim has been identified as Jasann Dubray of Parmalee, S.D.
Police were called to the Econo Lodge at 625 E. Disk Drive at approximately 10:15 a.m. on March 23 for a report of a drowning. When police arrived, they found several people performing CPR on Dubray in the pool area. She was transported to Rapid City Regional Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Preliminary investigation indicates Dubray’s death to be accidental, but the investigation is ongoing. An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday.
Police are interested in speaking with any hotel guests that may have helpful information about this incident. They are encouraged to call 605-394-4134