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Bob Mercer Makes Case For Release Of Benda Death Records


South Dakota political columnist Bob Mercer pleaded his own case Tuesday before the state Supreme Court. Mercer is suing the state’s Attorney General for release of the Richard Benda death investigation reports. The attorney general’s refusal to release those records was upheld last year by the Office of Hearing Examiners and by the Sixth Circuit Court.

Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007. She Retired from this position in March 2023.