Man Arrested in Connection to Killing of Minneapolis Mother on New Year’s Eve

A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the death of a mother in Minneapolis, officials said.

Cedric Lamont Berry was booked into the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center on probable cause murder in relation to the killing of Monique Baugh on Dec. 31, 2019, according to a statement from Minneapolis police on Friday.

Police said they wouldn’t release any more information at this time, calling the investigation open and active.

Baugh, believed to be in her 20s, was found lying in an alley and “gravely injured” from apparent gunshot wounds, said police, who found her after responding to a shots-fired call on the 1300 block of Russell Avenue North.

She was taken to North Memorial Medical Center, where she died a shortly thereafter, police said.

Baugh was the mother of two young daughters and a real estate agent at Blaine-based Kris Landahl Real Estate Listings, according to the company.

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SOURCE: ABC News, Ella Torres

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