Foul play not suspected in Pierre child’s death

April 26, 2023

PIERRE, S.D.–Foul play is not suspected in the death of a child in Pierre.

Police Captain Bryan Walz says the investigation of the child’s death is continuing, but foul play is not suspected.

An ambulance and police officers responded to the 200 block of South Tyler Avenue on April 19th after receiving a call for an unresponsive child.

The child, who was around 18 months of age, was transported to Avera St. Mary’s hospital in Pierre where they were pronounced dead.