Rapid City police make arrest in stabbing death
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - What was initially designated as an unattended death Friday (Sept. 15) on the 100 block of Omaha Street is now being investigated as a homicide.
During an autopsy on the man, a fatal stab wound to the torso was found.
Following interviews with people familiar with the victim, Rapid City police arrested 50-year-old Philip Chips of Amsterdam, NY. Chips is charged with second-degree murder and is being held in the Pennington County Jail.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of his family.
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