UPDATE: Foul play not suspected after body found in downtown Sioux Falls

Published: Apr. 16, 2020 at 5:24 AM CDT
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UPDATE: Police say they do not suspect foul play after a body was found in downtown Sioux Falls.

A construction worker found the body of a 43-year-old man under the 10th Street bridge Wednesday afternoon, according to police spokesperson Sam Clemens.

Clemens said the death does not appear to be suspicious, but police are still investigating.

The man's name was not released.


A sergeant with the Sioux Falls Police Department said a body was found Wednesday afternoon near Downtown Sioux Falls.

The investigation happened along the Big Sioux River near the viaduct along 10th Street.

No other details have been released at this point, but the sergeant said we should learn more at Thursday's police briefing at 10:30 AM. Stick with Dakota News Now as we learn more about this developing story.

This is the second body

along the Big Sioux River in Downtown Sioux Falls in less than two weeks. The first was found April 5th by someone walking along the river north of 6th Street. No foul play is suspected in that case.