Foul play not suspected after missing woman’s body found near Watertown

A missing woman’s body was found this week in the Watertown area.

South Dakota Attorney General’s office spokesman Tony Mangan says the Department of Criminal Investigation and local authorities investigated.

An autopsy was completed Wednesday, and Mangan says no injuries were noted. He says it appears she died from hypothermia.

The body was reportedly found in a shelterbelt near Watertown.

Mangan says foul play is not suspected and there are no concerns or threats to the general public.

No other details have been released.


April 21, 2023