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State Prison Inmate Scott Richards Dies





December 29, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Prison Inmate Scott Richards Dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A state prison inmate has died.

Inmate Scott Richards, age 45, passed away last evening in a comfort care setting at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls.

In 2015, Richards was sentenced to 10 years with five years suspended for possession of a controlled substance and 25 years with seven years and six months suspended for escape. Both convictions were from Pennington County.

An autopsy will be conducted.

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