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Authorities investigate body found in Black Hills

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating after a decomposed body was found in South Dakota's Black Hills.

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Authorities say someone taking photos Saturday near Iron Mountain Road discovered the body, a female with no other identifying information available. An autopsy will be scheduled this week to try to determine identity and the cause of death.

The Sheriff's Office says cases involving missing persons are being reviewed.

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