Department of Corrections: 69-year-old died at State Penitentiary on Saturday

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A 69-year-old inmate at the South Dakota State Penitentiary died on Saturday. 

The South Dakota Department of Corrections said Rodger Martin died in a comfort care setting at the Jameson Annex. The DOC says he died of natural causes. 

Martin was serving a 7-year, 9-month sentence for attempted second-degree rape in Minnehaha County.

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