Pierre man now facing murder charges

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PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — A Pierre man who was arrested and charged with child abuse is now facing 2nd-degree murder charges. 

The Pierre Police Department said Derek Berman, 29, was arrested on July 13 for allegedly abusing a two-month-old infant. The child had serious, life-threatening injuries and died on Friday. 

Berman is being held without bond at the Hughes County Jail.  

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