News from Minneapolis Star Tribune:

Two days before 10-year-old Barway Collins disappeared, his father had inquired about upgrading the boy’s life insurance policy, according to second-degree murder charges filed Tuesday.

At a news conference announcing the charges against Pierre Collins and identifying him as the sole suspect in his son’s death, authorities said a grand jury will be asked to look at the evidence for a possible first-degree murder indictment. Barway’s body, bound with duct tape at the hands and torso, was found Saturday in the Mississippi River in Brooklyn Center by volunteer searchers.

Collins, 33, who is being held in the Hennepin County jail on $ 2 million bail, will have his first court appearance at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The charges against him focus heavily on cellphone signals that provide a detailed account of his whereabouts on March 18, the day Barway disappeared.

“This is a tragedy,” Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said at a news conference in

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