JACKLEY: Murder charged dropped against Detroit man in connection with Mitchell death (Audio)

April 8, 2024

Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.–A second-degree murder charge against a Detroit man who disposed of a woman’s body at the I-90 Travel Center in Mitchell has been dropped.

Sixty year old Anthony Harris was charged with murder in the death of 57-year old Melody Gooch (pictured) of Detroit.

Her body was found at the truck stop on March 11th.

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley….

After the discovery of the body by authorities, Harris was located in Yakima, Washington and was extradited to South Dakota.

Improper disposal of a body is a misdemeanor charge with a maximum sentence of one year in jail.