South Dakota women’s prison inmate dies
March 19, 2019 8:21AM CDT
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Corrections says a Women’s Prison inmate has died.
The department says Cynthia Thompson reported feeling ill at the prison in Pierre. She was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital, where she died Monday.
The 41-year-old Thompson was sentenced from Lake County in December for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance.
An autopsy will be requested.