Memorial built for slain child

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- Members of the community are remembering a young child, found dead on Thursday. A small memorial has been built at the home of Kieran Bengert on East Illinois St. in Evansville.

The Vanderburgh County Coroner said Bengert died from blunt force trauma. Bengert’s parents, Chelsea Marksberry and Jacob Bengert are in custody at the Vanderburgh County Jail. Bengert faces murder charges while Marksberry is charged with neglect.

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(This story was originally published on January 11, 2020)

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