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SD state prison inmate dies after extended illness

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A state prison inmate serving a 72-year sentence for a rape conviction in Minnehaha County has died.

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South Dakota corrections officials say 54-year-old Ramon Garcia died at a Sioux Falls hospital Wednesday following an extended illness.

An autopsy will be conducted as a matter of standard procedure.

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