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Caregivers Arrested for Second Degree Murder

Post Date:07/08/2024 11:50 am

On March 18, 2024, the Moorhead Police Department began investigating the death of three-year-old Eastyn Deronjic after a medical call was dispatched for a child not breathing in the 1500 block of Belsly Boulevard.

The investigation has been ongoing, and autopsy results were recently received. The Clay County Attorney's Office issued warrants for the arrests, and both were taken into custody this morning without incident. The younger sibling remains in protective custody.


Captain Deric Swenson, 218.299.5186

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