A Custer County District Court Jury returned a verdict of guilty in the trial of Brittney Pryce. Pryce, 26, was charged with Felony Child Abuse resulting in death in the November 22, 2013 death of her nephew 21-month-old Noah Pryce while he was in her care. According to the Nebraska Attorney General’s office, 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.