SD DOC announces death of prisoner serving life sentence for murder

March 25, 2024

Mike Tanner

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–The South Dakota Department of Corrections announced on Saturday that a state prison offender had died on Friday, March 22.

Seventy seven year-old William Cody passed away at the Jameson Annex to the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls.

Cody was serving a life sentence out of Tripp County for first-degree murder.