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State investigating death of jail inmate in Rapid City

September 18, 2018

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — An autopsy is being conducted on a 31-year-old Rapid City man who died after being taken into custody in Pennington County.

The sheriff’s office says Richard Zimmerman was arrested on a parole violation Friday and found unresponsive at the county jail in Rapid City on Saturday.

Authorities tried to resuscitate him and transported him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The state Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into the death.

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