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SF Police Hope Video Provides Homicide Leads

March 19, 2014, 5:59 PM by Ben Dunsmoor

SF Police Hope Video Provides Homicide Leads
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Sioux Falls Police have released video of a man who was near Kari Kirkegaard's central Sioux Falls home around the time she died. Police are calling the man a person of interest in the homicide investigation that began Sunday night when Kirkegaard was found dead in her bathtub.

The surveillance video came from an organization that is in Kirkegaard's neighborhood and has several cameras set up outside. The video shows a white man walking across a parking lot and it appears that he is carrying something in his hand before he walks out of the shot.

Crime tape still remains over Kirkegaard’s door while Sioux Falls Police continue to pursue leads.

Terry Davis lives two doors down. He says police have been talking to neighbors.

"It's been very encouraging. Police seem to be very much on top of the whole thing. They've been by asking us questions which I'm glad. They keep us informed and find out if we know anything," Davis said.

The surveillance video captured the person of interest walking in the neighborhood late Friday night or early Saturday morning - right around the time police think Kirkegaard died.

"This security (footage) was found from a business in the area and the person on it we believe has been either at or near the victim's home so we'd like some help with the public's help in identifying that person," Sam Clemens with Sioux Falls Police said.

In the video the person appears to drop something off after walking across the parking lot because they don't have anything in their hands when they walk back through the video.

Bed sheets and towels are missing from Kirkegaard's home and police have asked neighbors to look in their trash for those items.

"We had time to go through my yard and my trash and everything looking for anything that might have looked suspicious," Davis said.

And while police ask for the public's help in identifying the person of interest in the video Davis says the new developments are encouraging.

"That's been the main thing just not knowing who could have done this, what happened and it's good to know they have some leads to know what's going on," Davis said.

Police say the person may also have nothing to do with the homicide investigation but they still want to talk with him.

If you have any information call CrimeStoppers at (605) 367-7007.

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