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State prison inmate placed on escape status
Samuel Ross left the Rapid City Community Work Center to go to his work release job on Aug. 27. He left the jobsite without authorization and failed to return to his assigned unit.


PUBLIC NOTICE OF HIGH RISK INMATE RELEASE
The South Dakota Department of Corrections is providing notification to law enforcement and the public about the pending release of a state prison inmate considered to be a high risk to reoffend.


State prison inmate Jordan Ward dies
Jordan Ward, age 30, was found unresponsive in his cell at the South Dakota State Penitentiary overnight.


State prison inmate Kevin Brower dies
Kevin Brower, age 56, passed away at a Yankton hospital July 31.


Inmate John Lewis death
Inmate John Lewis, age 60, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Jameson Annex to the South Dakota State Penitentiary July 13.