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State Prison Inmate Melvin Edelman Dies





November 19, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Prison Inmate Melvin Edelman Dies

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

Melvin Edelman, age 72, died in a comfort care setting at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls November 19 following an illness.

Edelman was serving a 60-year sentence for a sexual contact with a child under 16, 25-year sentence for first-degree rape and a consecutive 125-year sentence for first-degree rape. All convictions were from Lawrence County.

An autopsy will be conducted.

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