Doug Peterson

Nebraska Attorney General

Child Abuse Resulting in Death Conviction

Today in Custer County, a jury returned a guilty verdict for Brittney Pryce on a 1B Felony, Child Abuse resulting in Death. Pryce is responsible for the November 22, 2013 death of 21-month-old Noah Pryce while he was in her care. The official report listed the cause of death as blunt force head trauma and ruled the death a homicide. The death was investigated by the Nebraska State Patrol and the Broken Bow Police Department.

Assistant Attorneys General Bill Tangeman and Mike Guinan prosecuted the case. AGO Child Abuse Investigator Kerry Crosby and Victim Assistant Patricia Sattler were supportive of the preparation and trial. Sentencing is scheduled to take place on November 10, 2016.