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Published February 28, 2013, 06:58 PM

Dilworth Man Arrested In Connection With 22-Month-Old's Death

A Dilworth, Minnesota man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 22-month-old girl.

A Dilworth, Minnesota man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 22-month-old girl.

Ada Police along with Clay County Deputies arrested 24-year-old Raul Perez Thursday morning. He's charged with two counts of second degree murder. Police say 22-month-old Ariel Reyes died on August 31st, 2012. Autopsy results revealed that she died of head and neck trauma -- her death ruled a homicide.

Police say after a 911 call two days prior, they found Perez giving the child mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Police say Perez was taking care of the child while her mother was grocery shopping. Perez is being held in the Tri County Jail in Crookston and is expected to be in court tomorrow.

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