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N.D. man pleads to beating toddler


WILLMAR -- Jesus Eduardo Gomez, 30, of Emerado, N.D., pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of malicious punishment of a child for beating a now 4-year-old child and leaving him with dark bruises.

As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, another felony for domestic assault will be dismissed. Gomez was ordered held in the county jail until his sentencing on March 14.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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