Body found in Rapid Creek on Tuesday identified

Jason Rush

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The body of a man found in Rapid Creek by Rapid City Police Department on Tuesday has been identified.

According to RCPD Community Relations Specialist, Brendyn Medina, on May 26 at around 1:45 p.m., police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Cambell Street for a possible drowning. On arrival, officers determined the person in the water was deceased. The Rapid City/Pennington County Water Rescue Team was called to the location in order to facilitate recovery of the deceased individual.

The deceased has been identified as 41-year-old Jason Rush of Rapid City. Police had been searching for Rush since he was reported missing on May 19.

An autopsy has been conducted in the investigation and turned up no signs of trauma that would contribute to Rush’s death. Police are currently awaiting toxicology results before determining a cause of death in the investigation.


Categories: Local News, South Dakota News