Police investigating homicide on Flormann Street


RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Police Department is investigating a homicide following a report of an unattended death at 821 Flormann Street on Wednesday.

On February 10 at around 2:35 p.m., police were called to the address for a report of an elderly female with a laceration to the throat. Police located the deceased female inside the residence when they arrived.

The deceased has been identified as 82-year-old Reta McGovern of Rapid City.

Area Of Interest For Video Evidence

An autopsy has since been conducted, and the determinations made in the autopsy have transitioned the case into a homicide investigation.

It is believed the murder occurred in the morning hours of February 10, and police are currently working to identify the suspect.

Police are now seeking the public’s assistance in locating any video evidence that would show the suspect in the area in the hours before or after the homicide.

The Rapid City Police Department is especially interested in any video that would show anyone on foot in neighborhoods that exist between West Boulevard and 5th Street between the hours of 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. on February 10.

Anyone with any information or video that may aid police in the investigation should contact Detective Barry Young at 605-394-4134. An anonymous tip can also be submitted by texting the letters ‘RCPD’ and the information to 847411.

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