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SD inmate dies of apparent suicide

PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota prisons agency says an inmate has died of an apparent suicide. The Department of Corrections on Friday said 33-year-old Heidi VandenBosch was found unresponsive in her cell at the South Dakota Women’s Prison in Pierre on Wednesday. She was transported to a local hospital and later airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital. VandenBosch was serving a seven-year sentence for a first-degree burglary out of Minnehaha County. The agency says VandenBosch was a registered organ donor and her family is making the arrangements to fulfill her wish. The agency says her death is under investigation and an autopsy is planned.