Authorities investigating discovery of skeletal remains in Lawrence County

December 13, 2023

SPEARFISH, S.D.–The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to skeletal remains found outside Spearfish on Sunday.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, South Dakota Highway Patrol, and the Lawrence County Coroner’s Office came to the scene where the skeletal remains were found. They were located in a remote wooded area outside of Spearfish.

All four agencies are currently investigating the identity of the remains and the manner of death.