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Inmate Michael Hand death





April 6, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Inmate Michael Hand death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- State prison inmate Michael Hand has died as the result of an apparent suicide.

Hand, age 25, was found unresponsive in his cell at the South Dakota State Penitentiary on April 2. He passed away in a Sioux Falls hospital on April 3.

Hand was serving a 25-year sentence for first-degree manslaughter from Pennington County.

The Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the death.

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