The death of a Sisseton woman is being investigated as suspicious according to law enforcement. The victim was identified as 32-year-old Kristine Hart of Sisseton.

Paramedics and Sisseton Police responded to a call for help with an unresponsive woman on Sunday (October 2) at 5:45 AM. A medical examiner ruled the death suspicious the following day. Preliminary autopsy results are pending.

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the investigation will continue:

State and local law enforcement agencies are continuing their investigation and more information may be released once investigators have had the opportunity to complete their work. At this time, the circumstances demonstrate this is an isolated incident, and there is no further danger to the community.

Authorities working together on the investigation include the Sisseton Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation.


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