Two-month-old dies; Pierre man now charged with murder

Courtesy of Hughes County Sheriff's Office

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - A 29-year-old Pierre man arrested on child abuse is now facing murder charges.

Police arrested Derek Berman July 13, charging him with abuse of a two-month-old child after receiving a report. The child who suffered serious, life-threatening injuries died on Friday.

Berman had been charged with abuse or cruelty to a minor under age 7 and aggravated battery of an infant.