Police investigate disturbance, death at Pierre motel

February 10, 2022

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Police say they’re investigating a death after getting a call about a disturbance at a motel in Pierre.

Police Capt. Bryan Walz says officers were called to the Pierre Inn and Suites shortly before 4 a.m. Wednesday where an unidentified person was found dead.

Investigators are trying to determine how that individual died.

Authorities say a person of interest has been detained in the case.

The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and South Dakota Highway Patrol are assisting Pierre police with the case.