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Tabitha Belmonte holds her daughter, Emma, in this undated family photo.

Grandparents of child orphaned in murder-suicide fight for custody

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FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Born from tragedy, a bitter custody dispute is unfolding in a courtroom here this week between the families of a teenage boy and his girlfriend who died in a murder-suicide, orphaning their infant daughter.


Parents of 17-year-old Dylan Cox and 16-year-old Tabitha Belmonte are both seeking custody of their granddaughter, Emma, who turned 2 last week.

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