Jun 13, 2013 - From staff reportsThe death of 4-year-old Thunder S. Littlethunder Jr. has been ruled a homicide according to the Fremont County Coroner's Office.
Reports state the child died at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, from sepsis due to sever bronchopneumonia, with severe malnutrition and dehydration listed as contributing factors. He was pronounced dead at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Information about prosecution related to the child's death was not available Wednesday. When asked whether any suspects were in custody, Coroner Ed McAuslan said "Not to my knowledge, no. Talk to the county attorney."
Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett did not return messages seeking comment.
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