Deceased man discovered in Box Elder creek

BOX ELDER, S.D. — On Monday at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Pennington County Emergency Services Communications Center received a call that a male body had been located in a creek near the area of Landmark Ct. in Box Elder.

Officers from the Box Elder Police Department along with deputies from the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene and discovered a deceased person lying in the creek.

The male body was identified as 32-year-old Anthony Anderson of Box Elder, who had been reported missing by family members in February this year. He left in the evening hours walking west from his home and subsequently did not return home.

Box Elder PD says an autopsy was performed Tuesday morning at Monument Health and is pending results.

The investigation into Anderson’s death remains active and ongoing, currently under investigation by the Box Elder Police Department and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office.

There is no current indication of any danger to the public.

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