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Grand jury indicts Starbuck woman in death of boy, 4

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GLENWOOD — A grand jury in Pope County has issued indictments charging Amanda Lea Peltier, 32, of Starbuck, with first-degree murder while committing child abuse and murder in the second degree while committing malicious punishment of a child.


The indictments issued Nov. 14 are in addition to a charge of second-degree unintentional murder originally filed against Peltier on July 25.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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