UPDATE: RCPD investigating unattended death of female

UPDATE: Police have identified the female as Alicia Badheartbull of Rapid City. An autopsy has been conducted and turned up with no signs of trauma. RCPD are awaiting toxicology results in order to make a full determination of the death.


RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Police were called to an area near the intersection of Spruce Street and E. Philadelphia Street for a report of a unconscious person around 7:10 a.m. on Monday, April 13.

When police arrived they located an adult female who was deceased. There were no preliminary signs of trauma, however an autopsy has been scheduled to help law enforcement identify and understand the cause of the unattended death.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld until proper notification of next-of-kin can be identified.

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