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$500,000 bail set for father in child’s suffocation death

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DULUTH -- Bail was set at $500,000 Thursday in District Court in Duluth for a man accused of killing his 14-month-old daughter by suffocation.

Christopher Peterson, 29, allegedly suffocated the girl in an attempt to get her to stop crying at bedtime so he could smoke marijuana, according to criminal filings in the case.

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