Authorities believe man found dead in Miner County was victim of hypothermia

FEDORA, S.D. (AP) – A Rapid City man found dead in a Miner County field over the weekend died from the cold.

An autopsy concluded that 30-year-old Dirk Boardman died of hypothermia. Toxicology tests are pending.

The Miner County Sheriff’s Office does not suspect any foul play.

Authorities say Boardman was staying with a friend at a farm near Fedora and left for a walk Friday morning. He was found dead about a mile away Saturday afternoon.