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Flagstaff Police Sorting Conflicting Stories In Boy's Death

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Police records show the parents of a 6-year-old boy in Flagstaff facing murder and other charges in his death initially attributed his malnourished state to a medical condition, and to ingesting diet or caffeine pills.

That's before they allegedly told police they kept the boy and his brother in a closet and gave them little to eat.

The parents and the child's grandmother remain jailed on a $3 million bond.

A complaint filed this week accuses them of murder, kidnapping and physically abusing the boy and his older brother.

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