After a period of silence from authorities, information has now been revealed regarding the investigation into a body discovered in Grant County South Dakota and the identity.

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirmed that the body discovered in Grant County on May 17, 2016 is 25 year old Tess Morgan Monae White, from West Allis, Wisconsin, and was last seen on May 5, 2016.

The original statement on May 19, 2016 stated that a body was located by a landowner in rural western Grant County and that the public was not in danger.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Grant County Sheriff's Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation.

Authorities have not revealed if they have suspects identified.