A former lawmaker passed away late last week. According Pierre police 40-year-old Justin Cronin was found dead Wednesday evening. No foul play is suspected in his death according to authorities. Cronin is believed to have died from natural causes and an autopsy is set to be performed to determine the cause of death. Cronin represented District 23 in the State House from 2009 to 2017, then began serving in the senate in 2017. He resigned in 2019 due to health concerns.