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Bemidji woman found incompetent to stand trial after charged with death of six-year-old cousin

Bemidji, MN (WDAY TV) - The Bemidji woman charged in the death of her 6-year old cousin, has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Rachel Downer, was charged with second-degree manslaughter in March after her cousin was found dead from hypothermia.

The County Attorney says Downer's case has been suspended.

The prosecution has 10 days to challenge the findings.

If the court is successful in having Downer committed, the case will resume after she completes treatment.

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