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Fargo man charged in death of girlfriend’s child in Stanley

November 20, 2018

STANLEY, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo man faces a manslaughter charge in the death of his girlfriend’s 6-month-old son in Stanley.

Authorities allege 24-year-old Cody Faltersack was alone with the child early Friday when emergency crews responded to a report of an unresponsive child. The boy later died at a Minot hospital of brain trauma.

The felony charge against Faltersack carries a maximum punishment of 10 years in prison. He could enter a plea at a Feb. 2 hearing. His bail was set at $200,000.00 cash or surety on Monday.

Court documents indicate Faltersack has applied for a public defender. A home telephone listing couldn’t be found.

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