Pierre Man Arrested for Child Abuse Charged with Killing Two-Month-Old

PIERRE, S.D. – A Pierre man arrested for child abuse is now facing murder charges.

29-year-old Derek Berman was arrested on July 13 for allegedly abusing a two-month-old. Authorities say the baby suffered serious injuries and died on Friday.

Berman is now facing a second-degree murder charge and is being held without bond at the Hughes County Jail.

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