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Maple Grove Township Investigation

10-09-2015

On October 7, 2015 at approximately 12:06 pm, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office dispatched EMS to a report of a young child with a head injury at a residence in Maple Grove Township. The child, a three year old male, was taken by ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes and then transferred to Sanford Hospital, Fargo, where he was pronounced dead. The White Earth Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident with assistance from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The child’s name is being withheld pending notification of family.

Sheriff Todd Glander

Becker County Sheriff’s Office

 

 

October 8, 2015: Update

On October 8, 2015, Becker County authorities received a provisional autopsy listing manner and cause of death as homicidal violence. The decedent is identified as Steven Warren, age 3, 36787 Co. Hwy 34. An adult male has been arrested and charges are expected in the coming day(s). Authorities believe that there is no additional threat to the public.

The investigation continues into the homicide by the White Earth Police Department, MN BCA, Becker County Sheriff’s Office and Becker County Attorney’s Office.

Sheriff Todd Glander

Becker County Sheriff’s Office