2 Men Fight At Church, Toddler Injured And Dies
September 4, 2009, 2:15 PM
Authorities in western Minnesota say a 14-month-old girl has died after two men fought at a church. The Traverse County sheriff's office has released few details about the incident at Thy Kingdom Come Church in Wheaton, located about 80 miles south of Moorhead.
According to a news release, the girl was injured in the incident Thursday evening and taken to Wheaton Community Hospital. She was then airlifted to MeritCare in Fargo, where she died.
Police arrested two men at the church Thursday evening on assault charges.
Investigators are not discussing the girl's injuries or whether weapons were involved in the fight.
The names of those involved were not immediately released. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner in St. Paul is conducting an autopsy.
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