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July 07, 2014 11:13 AM

Rapid City Man Arrested For Murder

Rapid City, SD

Rapid City Police arrested 18-year-old Michael Hand, of Rapid City, in connection with a death that occured Sunday morning near 1925 W. Main St.

Police responded at 5:30 a.m. Sunday for an unknown problem. Hand and another man had entered Walgreens on Mountain View Road and told an employee to call 911. After speaking with both men, police located 47-year-old Myron Rock, of Rapid City, behind a business at 1925 W. Main St. Authorities say Rock appeared to have been badly beaten.

Hand was arrested for second degree murder. Authorities said alcohol appears to be a factor. Rock's official cause of death is pending an autopsy. The investigation is still pending with the Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff's Office.

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