Man Arrested Following House Fire That Claims Life Of 11 Month Old Baby In Northern Minnesota

Sheriff’s officials  now say a 24-year-old man has been arrested in the death of a baby whose body was found after a house fire was extinguished in Tower Minnesota.

In news that gripped, and broke the hearts of residents all over the upper Midwest, it finally appears as though they may be piecing the story together. Everybody was asking the same question, “Why was an eleven month old child home alone?”

The Sheriffs office yesterday  identified the 11-month-old child as Bentley Joe Lewis Koski. Firefighters found the baby’s body in the burned out home in Tower Wednesday.

The man is being held on possible charges of second-degree manslaughter, child neglect and other counts.

What caused the fire is unknown, but they do not believe it was intentionally set.

We will continue to follow the story and update you as information is released.

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