RCPD investigating Sunday morning unattended death

RCPDRAPID CITY, S.D. — At around 8:40 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, Rapid City Police Department officers responded to a welfare check on an unconscious male.

Officers arrived in the area of the bike path and the East Boulevard Bridge and located 55-year-old Nelson Perry of Rapid City who was unresponsive.

A medical unit arrived shortly after and began performing emergency life-saving measures on Perry before transporting him to the hospital where he was declared dead.

When life-saving measures were being administered, no signs of trauma were seen on the man. Despite this, an autopsy has been scheduled as part of the ongoing investigation into Perry’s death.

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