SD DCI leads investigation of unattended deaths along I-29

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PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota law enforcement authorities are investigating the discovery two bodies in the cab of a semi-truck.


Division of Criminal Investigation Director Dave Natvig announced today that Agents with the Division of Criminal Investigation, in conjunction with the South Dakota Highway Patrol and the Union County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a death investigation revolving around a semi-truck along Interstate 29 in the southbound lane near mile marker 35 discovered on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

The investigation centers around two deceased adults discovered in the cab of the truck, autopsies have been completed.


The DCI is not looking for suspects, nor is there any threat to the public at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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