Unattended body discovered in Rapid Creek

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City Police and Rapid City Fire departments were called for a report of an unattended death in Rapid Creek on Monday.

Rapid Creek DeathThe deceased was located by Rapid City Parks Department employees. Upon arrival, officers located a single adult male who was deceased according to Brendyn Medina and Tessa Jaeger from the RCPD

The Rapid City and Pennington County Water Rescue Team was called to retrieve the deceased. Investigators with RCPD say there are no preliminary signs of trauma or foul play, but an autopsy is scheduled.

Witnesses say that the man had told them he was going to go cool off in the creek, but never returned.

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