SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - The Lincoln County Sheriff says authorities have identified the male victim whose body was discovered in a ditch west of Canton yesterday as a Sioux City, Iowa, man.
Dennis Johnson says the victim’s name has not been released and the murder investigation has been turned over to Sioux City Police.
Johnson says that’s where the victim was killed. After the body was discoverd around noon yesterday, Johnson says, county detectives and state D.C.I agent went to Sioux City to work with their police department. He says authorities believe the victim was deceased when he was put into the ditch;.
Johnson says an autopsy is being performed in Sioux Falls today.
Sioux City authorities are searching for 20-year-old Martin Castellanos.