South Dakota Women’s Prison inmate passes away overnight
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — On Monday the Department of Corrections announced that a state prison inmate passed away.
Cynthia Thompson, 41, reported feeling ill overnight and was air lifted to a Sioux Falls hospital where she died on March 18.
Thompson was serving 3 years, with 1 year and 6 months suspended, for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance.
Officials say they are requesting an autopsy, and Newscenter1 will bring you an update on this story when more details become available.