March 18, 2021
PIERRE, S.D.–The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the death of an inmate at the South Dakota Women’s Prison in Pierre.
Thirty two year-old Abby Hall was found unresponsive in a bathroom at the prison on Tuesday.
She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Hall was serving time in prison for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance from Codington County and Brookings County and a sentence for possession of a controlled substance from Minnehaha County.