Remains found in structure fire near Belle Fourche

Published: Sep. 12, 2022 at 9:37 PM CDT
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BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (KOTA) - The South Dakota Department of Criminal Investigation is looking into a suspected crime after human remains were found in a structure fire near Belle Fourche.

The city’s fire services were notified of the fire at a home on Canyon Lane early Sunday morning.

Once the crew began putting out the flames, they discovered the remains inside the home.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office requested D-I agents investigate the nature of the death and fire.

The investigation by area and state law enforcement is ongoing and we’ll provide any additional details as they become available.