Two found dead at Mitchell motel

MITCHELL, S.D. (KMIT) – Mitchell police are investigating two deaths at a Mitchell motel.

Just after 11:30 a.m. on Monday morning, authorities received a report of a deceased man and woman who were found at the Thunderbird Lodge. Officers and ambulance personnel responded to the scene.

At this time, there are no indications of foul play involved in the deaths. The man and woman appear to have traveled to Mitchell from another state in a U-Haul van. Authorities believe that they arrived at the motel together on Saturday night.

Investigators are attempting to identify the pair, as it appears that prior to the deaths, that they took actions to avoid being identified. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.