Child Death Investigation Leads to Barnesville Woman’s Arrest

The investigation is still ongoing.

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–A Barnesville woman has been arrested after a child died at Sanford Hospital in Fargo.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Barnesville Police Department were called to the hospital for reports of felony neglect on Thursday.

Shortly after officers opened an investigation, the child passed away.

Thirty-five-year-old Kellie Anderson was taken into custody and charged with felony neglect.

Police say the child will be transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Appropriate criminal charges will be determined once the autopsy is completed and the case can be reviewed.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension assisted with the investigation which is still ongoing.

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