August 15, 2022
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Inmate Serving Life Sentences Found Dead In Cell At South Dakota State Penitentiary

(Sioux Falls, SD) — The South Dakota Department of Corrections is investigating after an inmate died in his cell at the state penitentiary. Authorities say 60-year-old John Lewis was found unresponsive in his cell on July 13th. Lewis was serving two life sentences on attempted first-degree murder charges. His death appears to be from suicide.

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