Rapid City Records First 2021 Murder

 Rapid City had its first murder of the year on Wednesday, an 82-year-old Rapid City woman was found dead in her home with her throat slit. 

        Police believe Reta McGovern had been dead for a few hours before their arrival around 2:30 in the afternoon with the murder occurring early Wednesday morning.

      Investigators are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect, specifically any security video of the area between West Boulevard and Fifth Street from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM. They hope to determine if the suspect left on foot.