Christina Harms: 22, an Aberdeen Central High School graduate and former Special Olympics athlete, had fetal alcohol syndrome. Shepard became her legal guardian after her mother's death.
Cassandra Shepard: 27, formerly of Aberdeen, charged with domestic violence murder, aggravated abuse of a vulnerable adult and obstruction of justice in Harms' death.
Sherrie Beckering: 50, Shepard's mother, charged with aggravated abuse of a vulnerable adult in Harms's death.
Dale Beckering: 52, Shepard's stepfather, charged with aggravated abuse of a vulnerable adult in Harms's death.
Ken Harms: Harms' father, of Aberdeen, is seeking custody of his granddaughter.
Linda Harms: Harms' mother, died in 2008 after asking Shepard to be her daughter's guardian.
Phillip Harms: Harms' brother, of Aberdeen.
Dawn Knoepfle: Family friend, of Aberdeen, cared for Linda Harms when she was dying, was Christina Harms' temporary co-guardian until Shepard became her permanent sole guardian.
Marie Chapin: Wife of Lyle Chapin, Harms' cousin, of Luverne, Minn., set up account to bring Harley to South Dakota and hired an attorney to support Ken Harms.
Bonnie Lewis: Harms' aunt, Linda Harms' sister, of Texas, who offered to take Christina Harms to Texas when her sister died, but Linda Harms wanted her daughter to be able to see her brother more often.
Adam Shepard: Shepard's brother, of Aberdeen, father of Harley Harms