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Dylan Cox and Tabitha Belmonte

Families fight over orphan's fate after teenage murder-suicide

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Two grieving families in Otter Tail County, Minn., are left with questions to which there likely won't be answers.

No one can explain why 17-year-old Dylan Cox fired a gun multiple times at his 16-year-old girlfriend, Tabitha Belmonte, then turned the gun on himself.


But in the aftermath of Monday's tragedy, at least some details are clear:

There's an unexpected killer, a slain victim and a 7-month-old orphan caught in the middle.

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