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No one in custody in death of 4-year-old

Jun 21, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer

Fremont County Undersheriff Ryan Lee confirmed Tuesday that no one is in custody related to the April death of 4-year-old Thunder S. Littlethunder Jr. in Riverton.

"(The death) is under investigation,"

Lee said. "It's been under investigation from day one."

The child's death was ruled a homicide based on autopsy results, which state he died at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Riverton Memorial Hospital from sepsis due to sever bronchopneumonia. Severe malnutrition and dehydration were listed as contributing factors.

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