Minnesota Man Charged In Death Of Infant

Cass County prosecutors charged 20-year-old Presley Sleyster with second-degree murder without intent Monday in the December 5th death of the three-month-old boy.

WALKER, MN — A Staples man is jailed on one-million dollars bond in the death of an infant he was caring for last month.

Cass County prosecutors charged 20-year-old Presley Sleyster with second-degree murder without intent Monday in the December 5th death of the three-month-old boy.

Deputies were called to a rural Staples home for an infant who suffered a seizure and was not breathing.

The child was taken to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis where he died two days later.

The medical examiner determined the boy died of homicide from blunt force trauma to his head.

Sylester told investigators he didn’t know how the baby was hurt but said it was possible he may have hit his head on a stairway or door frame.

Deputies were called to a rural Staples home for an infant who suffered a seizure and was not breathing.

The child was taken to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis where he died two days later.

The medical examiner determined the boy died of homicide from blunt force trauma to his head.

Sylester told investigators he didn’t know how the baby was hurt but said it was possible he may have hit his head on a stairway or door frame.

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