RAPID CITY, S.D. — Police in Rapid City have made an arrest in a fatal assault at a local motel.
Officers were sent to the motel Saturday about 10 p.m. on a report of an assault and found the victim in a room unresponsive. Emergency responders determined the man had died. Investigators spoke with a number of witnesses who identified a 29-year-old suspect.
Police found the man sleeping near a Civic Center parking lot and arrested him early Sunday morning.
Police say they found blood on the suspect’s shoes and socks. The suspect was arrested on a probable charge of second-degree murder and taken to to the Pennington County Jail.