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  1. Funeral for Barway Collins postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Pastor Harding Smith spoke as the family of Barway Collins stood behind him during a press conference at Crystal Park next to the Cedarwood Apartments on Friday, April 24, 2015, in Crystal, Minn. The funeral and burial of 10-year-old Barway Collins will take place May 2, postponed to allow more time for the boy's biological mother to travel from Liberia to attend it.

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  2. Pierre Collins' request to bid son farewell deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    ... risk and said she was "not aware of any legal right" he had to see his son before burial. Ten-year-old Barway, of Crystal, went missing March 18. His body was found in the Mississippi River April 11 at a park near the border of Minneapolis and ...

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  3. Pierre Collins To Appear At Hearing Thursday AfternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... the death of his son, Barway. The boy's body was found in the Mississippi River weeks after he disappeared from his Crystal apartment on March 18. Barway's funeral is scheduled for Saturday, but a group is trying to delay the ceremony until the ...

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  4. Knife reported found near body of 10-year-old Barway CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TwinCities

    Investigators say a knife was found near the body of Barway Collins, the 10-year-old Crystal boy who was found April 11 in the Mississippi River after being reported missing March 18, a television station has reported. The discovery of the knife was mentioned in a search warrant released Wednesday, according to KSTP-TV.

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  5. Funeral set for Barway Collins; birth mother interviewed by African radioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Star Tribune

    A public memorial service was held for Barway Collins at the North Mississippi Regional Park Sunday April 19, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ] Jerry Holt/ Jerry.Holt@Startribune.com Tentative funeral arrangements have been made for Barway Collins, the 10-year-old Crystal boy whose body was found April 11 in the Mississippi River in Brooklyn Center. 8 comments

  6. Barway Collins' father had financial, family and fraud problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Star Tribune

    ... service marking day 10 of the disappearance of 10-year old Barway Collins was held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Crystal, MN. Well before he was charged last week in the death of his 10-year-old son, Pierre Collins was in a world of trouble. The ...

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  7. Pierre Collins, charged in son's death, is probed for insurance claim in Brooklyn Center fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | TwinCities

    ... and his family -- which included his second wife, Barway, and other siblings -- moved into an apartment complex in Crystal in the weeks following the Nov. 2, 2014, fire at the River Glens apartment complex in Brooklyn Center. The fire broke out that ...

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  8. Pierre Collins, charged in son's death, makes first court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Star Tribune

    Members of the Collins family, including Yamah Collins, left, leave the Hennepin County jail after Pierre Collin's first court appearance on Wednesday afternoon in the murder trial of his 10-year old son, Barway. The Crystal man charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 10-year-old son made his first appearance in Hennepin County District Court Wednesday.

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  9. Crystal Father Accused Of Killing Son To Make 1st Court AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CBS Local

    ... one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The Crystal father accused of killing his 10-year-old son Barway Collins will make his first appearance in court Wednesday afternoon. ...

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  10. Father charged with murder in Minn. boy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | USA Today

    ... death. His bail has been set at $2 million. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said that while Collins, of Crystal, Minn., is charged with second-degree murder, he believes that they have enough evidence for a grand jury to indict him for ...

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  11. Hester named principal at FAIR CrystalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Insight News

    Several administrative changes for the 2015-16 school year were recently approved by the Robbinsdale Area School Board, including the appointment of new principals at FAIR Crystal and Cooper High School. Current Cooper High School Principal Christina Hester will become the new principal at FAIR Crystal.

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  12. Father Charged in Death of 10-Year-Old Barway CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KURB-FM Little Rock

    The father of 10-year-old Barway Collins, who went missing in Crystal, Minnesota, on March 18, has been charged with second-degree murder in his death. His father Pierre Collins, who was in a lot of debt and had no income, had recently taken out two life insurance policies on the boy, according to a police report obtained by PEOPLE.

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  13. Father of Minnesota boy charged with 2nd-degree murderRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Yamah Collins holds her son, Marck, next to family members during news conference announcing that her husband, Pierre, is being charged in the death of their son, Barway, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Crystal, Minn.

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  14. Barway Collins' father will be charged Tuesday, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | TwinCities

    ... Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park. Collins, currently jailed in Hennepin County, has long been considered a suspect by Crystal police in his 10-year-old son's disappearance. He has maintained his innocence. Barway was last seen after school March 18. ...

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  15. Police arrest father of Minnesota boy, 10, found in riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | New York Daily News

    ... found in the Mississippi River over the weekend, sits in the back of a police vehicle after he was arrested Monday. CRYSTAL, Minn. - Police on Monday arrested the father of a 10-year-old boy who had been missing for nearly a month before his body ...

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  16. Barway Collins' dad arrested in boy's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | TwinCities

    Crystal police on Monday arrested the father of a 10-year-old boy who had been missing for nearly a month before his body was found in the Mississippi River over the weekend. Pierre Collins was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the death of Barway Collins, Crystal Police Chief Stephanie Revering said in a news release.

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  17. Police arrest father of boy found in riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Toledo Blade

    Pierre Collins, the father of a 10-year-old boy whose body was found in the Mississippi River over the weekend, sits in teh back of a police vehicle after he was arrested today and taken from his Cedarwood apartment in Crystal, Minn. Collins was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the death of Barway Collins, Crystal Police Chief Stephanie K. Revering said in a news release.

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  18. Father of boy, 10, found dead in Mississippi River a month after he ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily Mail

    On Saturday, searchers from Boy Scout troop found a body ten feet from Mississippi River's edge which was identified as Barway Crystal Police Chief said electronic evidence shows boy's father Pierre Collins, 33, was in area where body was found at time he disappeared The father of a 10-year-old Minnesota boy whose body was found in the Mississippi River over the weekend was arrested Monday, less than a month after he appeared at a vigil tearfully pleading for his safe return. Pierre Collins was taken into custody on suspicion of second-degree murder in the death of Barway Collins, Crystal Police Chief Stephanie Revering said in a news release.

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  19. Barway Collins' dad arrested in boy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | TwinCities

    Crystal police said Pierre Collins was arrested Monday afternoon on a charge of second-degree homicide, although the precise charges he will face are up to the Hennepin County attorney's office. Police have long called the elder Collins a suspect in Barway's March 18 disappearance. 5 comments

  20. Father of 10-year-old Barway Collins arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Star Tribune

    Charges are expected Tuesday against Pierre Collins, who was taken into custody at his Crystal apartment building. His wife, who is Barway's stepmother, was being questioned by police.

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