DCI investigating after human remains found by firefighters in Butte County structure fire

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Sep. 12—PIERRE — At around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Belle Fourche Fire Service and South Dakota Highway Patrols were dispatched to a residence at 19145 Canyon Lane in Butte County for a structure fire.

Fire personnel discovered suspected human remains during the suppression efforts.

At the request of Butte County Sheriff's Office, DCI Agents responded to conduct a scene investigation, complete interviews and execute a search warrant surrounding the circumstances.

The Butte County Sheriff's Office, S.D. Fire Marshals Office and DCI are continuing to investigate.

No other information is immediately available. DCI issued a press release on the fire and death on Monday afternoon.