The decomposed female body located off Iron Mountain Road on August 31 has been identified as Meshell Will, age 38, of Custer. Identification was confirmed through fingerprints.
Autopsy results are pending further forensic testing.
Will was last seen on August 24. Investigators from the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, Rapid City Police Department, Custer County Sheriff's Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation are continuing to investigate any leads relative to her whereabouts since that time.
Authorities are encouraging anyone who may have seen Wills on or after August 24 to call 394-6115 or 394-4134. Anonymous tips can also be sent by texting ‘RCPD' and the information to 847411.
This investigation is continuing.