RCPD investigates body found on island in Rapid Creek

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Police Department is investigating an unattended death after the body of a man was discovered near Rapid Creek.
At around 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, police were dispatched to an area west of the Fairgrounds for a report of an unresponsive individual on a small island within Rapid Creek. On arrival, police located the male subject who was obviously deceased.
RCPD worked with Pennington County Search and Rescue to recover the individual from the location where they were spotted.
At this time, the investigation into the incident remains active and ongoing, however further updates are anticipated as they work to determine the circumstances surrounding this unattended death.
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