The mom of a 6-year-old boy who was found fatally shot in the trunk of the car she was driving in Mound on Friday has now been charged with murder, accused of shooting him up to nine times in the car with a shotgun.
Eli Hart's foster mother tells FOX 9 there was repeated warnings that the boy, who was found dead last week, was in danger.
Members of the Spring Park, Mound and Orono communities continue to grieve over the death of 6-year-old Eli Hart, who authorities believe was killed by his mother.
A family member of Eli Hart, the boy whose body was found in the trunk of a car on Friday, says they expressed concerns about the child's safety to Child Protective Services, but were ignored. Hart's mother has been arrested for murder. His father was fighting for custody of his son at the time of his death.
Family members identified the boy to Fox 9 as six-year-old Eli Hart. They have started a GoFundMe to help pay for the child's funeral expenses.
Police say a juvenile body was found in the trunk of a vehicle during a traffic stop Friday morning in Mound, Minnesota. An investigation is still ongoing, but police believe that the incident is domestic related and the victim is a male.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said it made fewer stops and responded to fewer calls on Lake Minnetonka this Fourth of July weekend, but saw an uptick in boating under the influence incidents.
A man was hurt Thursday evening when he boat caught fire while out on a lake in Mound, Minnesota.
A man is being credited as a hero Saturday night after firefighters say he helped rescue a burn victim from a fire in Mound, Minnesota.
A missing 77-year-old Mound, Minnesota man has been found safe in Iowa after he went missing Thursday night, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.