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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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Law Enforcement Investigating Suspicious Death in Sisseton


PIERRE, S.D.-  Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that on Sunday, October 2, 2016,  at approximately 5:45 a.m., the Sisseton Police Department responded to a report of a unresponsive individual at a residence in Sisseton.  An autopsy was conducted on Monday, October 3, after the death was ruled suspicious. Preliminary autopsy results are pending. The victim has been identified as Kristine Hart, 32, Sisseton.


“State and local law enforcement agencies are continuing their investigation and more information may be released once investigators have had the opportunity to complete their work. At this time, the circumstances demonstrate this is an isolated incident, and there is no further danger to the community,” said Jackley.


Agencies assisting in this investigation are the Sisseton Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation.