Police identify homicide victim as Sioux Falls man


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victim of a homicide west of Sioux Falls as a 30-year-old Sioux Falls man.

Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Josh Phillips says Cody Allen Schmidt was found dead with gunshot wounds in a ditch Monday morning near Wall Lake.

The Argus Leader reports Phillips said an autopsy was being conducted Tuesday morning. The sheriff’s office has not released any details about a potential suspect, but Phillips asked for the public’s help in identifying Schmidt’s recent activities over the last several days.

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