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State Prison Inmate Dies





January 9, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Prison Inmate Dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A state prison inmate has died following an extended illness.

Joseph Olson, age 56, passed away Jan. 6 in a comfort care setting in the Jameson Annex to the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls.

Olson was serving a 15-year sentence out of Yankton County for sexual contact with a child under the age of 16.

An autopsy is being conducted.

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Additional information is available on the Offender Locator portion of the Department of Corrections website at http://doc.sd.gov/adult/lookup/.

 

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