Autopsy shows Rapid City murder victim was beaten and strangled - KOTA Territory News

Autopsy shows Rapid City murder victim was beaten and strangled

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Preliminary autopsy results show that a Rapid City man killed Sunday morning was beaten and strangled to death.

Myron Rock, 47, was found dead early Sunday morning near  Cold Stone Creamery on West Main Street.  Michael Hand, 18 of Rapid City, was arrested for second degree murder in Rock’s death.

In a release, police community relations specialist Tarah Heupel says the full autopsy results are pending, and may take several weeks. The Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate.

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