Rapid City police investigate murder-suicide - KOTA Territory News

Rapid City police investigate murder-suicide


Rapid City police are investigating a murder-suicide on Woodrun Lane.

Deb Olmacher, age 55 of Rapid City was shot and killed by her boyfriend, 58-year-old Brad Swanson, who later killed himself.

Police were called to the couple's home at 9:15 p.m. after a third party reported that a man inside the home had a firearm, and had killed his girlfriend.  

The Special Response Team was called out to assist, and they made contact with the man inside. He told police that he had killed his girlfriend, and refused to cooperate further. When SRT made entry to the home, they found the man and a woman inside with gunshot wounds.  Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

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