Bruns acquitted of all charges

Adam Bruns, of Gregory, was found not guilty of all charges inthe death of his 3-month-old son  Levi. The jury returned not guilty verdicts on four counts on Nov. 9, 2016. Judge Mark Barnett presided over the trial that began Oct. 24 at the Gregory County Courthouse in Burke. The verdict came more than two and a half years after Bruns brought Levi to Avera Gregory Hospital on Feb. 25, 2014. Levi died in a Minneapolis, MN hospital on Mar. 2, 2014. Bruns was accused of killing Levi by shaking him which caused severe brain damage. During investigators’ interviews, Adam’s explanation of the events changed several times.

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