UPDATE: Authorities investigating ‘unattended death’ in rural Minnehaha County

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UPDATED 1:08 p.m.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Authorities are investigating an “unattended death” in rural Minnehaha County.

Captain Josh Phillips with the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office said the call for a body in the ditch came around 11:30 a.m. Monday. Authorities quickly located the man’s body in the ditch after arriving on scene.

Authorities are calling the situation an “unattended death” until an investigation of the scene finishes. Authorities hope to release more details later on Monday.

Stay with KELOLAND News online and on-air for more coverage.

12:25 p.m.

Minnehaha County law enforcement officials plan to give an update on a developing investigation around 1 p.m. Monday.

Authorities have closed 464th Avenue between SD Highway 42 and 266th Street as they look around the scene.

The area is west of Wild Water West and east of Wall Lake.

KELOLAND News will livestream the update from authorities. Look for that online around 1 p.m.

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