Nanny sentenced to 70 years for 4-month-old’s death

Deputy Douglas County Attorneys Beth Beninato and Amy Jacobsen spent numerous long days, evenings, and weekends preparing for and trying this case. KETV covers the sentencing:

Judge Mark Ashford handed down a 70-year sentence for [the defendant], 25, on Monday morning.

According to a police interview, [she] gave different accounts of how the baby was injured. She eventually said she slipped, causing the baby to fall down the stairs.

[The baby] died from severe skull fractures a few days later.

Prosecutors said [the defendant’s] failure to act after Bell’s fall and her multiple versions of what happened showed her lack of credibility.

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