Investigators with the Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office have identified the man found deceased Monday afternoon.
He has been identified as James Tracke, age 65. His last known residency was in Pine Ridge. Preliminary autopsy results do not reveal any trauma that may have directly caused Tracke’s death. Initial results reveal he had a heart condition and possible lung infection at the time of his death. Full autopsy and toxicology results are expected in 2-3 weeks.