According to authorities, Randi Gerlach was found dead in a residence south of Sioux Falls along Highway 11 Tuesday afternoon.
Multiple agencies, including the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the South Dakota Department of Investigation, are working on the case.
A 22-year-old man was taken into custody in the Mitchell area following a traffic stop. He was taken to the Minnehaha County Jail and booked on an initial charge of violating a no contact order in Lincoln County.
Sheriff’s officials say more charges are possible as the investigation continues.
Gerlach’s family plans to hold a vigil Thursday at 7 p.m. at Dunham Park in Sioux Falls.
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