The Yankton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death in the northern part of Yankton County.
Yankton County Chief Deputy Sheriff Michael Rothschadl says that on Thursday afternoon at 12:19 PM, the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office and Yankton EMS responded to a death southeast of Menno.
Rothschadl says that owners of this property were conducting a controlled burn of CRP land. 66-year-old Bruce Herrboldt of Rapid City was pronounced dead at the scene with severe burns to his body. An autopsy is being performed.
Rothschadl adds that further details of the death will be released when the autopsy is concluded.