Death at Detox Center Under Investigation
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Social Services is investigating the death of a woman who was a patient at the county’s detoxification center.
Local media report that the 48-year-old woman was found unresponsive at the detox center in Sioux Falls on Sunday shortly after being admitted.
The woman’s name is not being released.
The incident comes weeks after the facility was temporary closed to new patients because of a state investigation into safety issues.
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