Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Tabitha Belmonte holds her daughter Emma Cox in this undated photo.

Orphaned baby stays with dad's family

Email

A court order issued Tuesday gives temporary custody of an infant girl to the parents of her father, who authorities say killed the child's mother and then himself in a murder-suicide last week.

In his order granting the custody request of paternal grandparents Darrin and Catherine Cox, Otter Tail County Judge Waldemar Senyk cited the stability of their home, the child care they've provided since the girl was born in August and the relationship they have formed with the baby.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement