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Published June 24, 2013, 07:30 PM

Hearing postponed for suspect in Spirit Lake toddler's death

A Spirit Lake toddler was laid to rest Monday, following a wake and prayer service on Sunday. 2-year-old Laurynn Whiteshield died two weeks ago on the Spirit Lake Reservation.

A Spirit Lake toddler was laid to rest Monday, following a wake and prayer service on Sunday. 2-year-old Laurynn Whiteshield died two weeks ago on the Spirit Lake Reservation.

Meanwhile, the toddler's step-grandmother, Hope Whiteshield, remains in federal custody at the Grand Forks County Correctional Center. Whiteshield's detention hearing was postponed Monday and rescheduled to Wednesday. In a criminal complaint she was charged with willfully inflicting serious bodily injury by throwing the toddler down an embankment.

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