Inmate From Black Hills Dies Following Illness Posted by Deja Andersen Date: December 18, 2019 7 Views SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota prison inmate from the Black Hills has died following an illness. Corrections officials gave no specifics about the illness that claimed 46-year old Michael Rich. Rich passed away Sunday in a comfort care setting at the Jameson Annex of the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Rich was serving a 15-year sentence with 1-year suspended from Meade County for aggravated assault.