Box Elder woman found dead, suspect arrested

Published: Aug. 31, 2022 at 8:53 PM CDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - A woman was found dead in a Box Elder home Wednesday afternoon.

Box Elder police were called to the Valley Village Mobile Home Park at 240 North Ellsworth Road to investigate a possible assault. There authorities found a female deceased and a male suspect who attempted to flee the scene.

Police arrested 43-year-old Jamie Hayes Prince of Box Elder for the crime of first degree murder. He is currently held in the Pennington County Jail without bond pending his initial appearance.

Police have not released the name of the victim.