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Gipfert sentenced to probation in shaken baby case

 

Nancy Gipfert was sentenced to 24 months of probation, the first 90 days to be served in Cheyenne County jail, for her part in an incident which led to the permanent brain injury of an infant in her care.

In November a jury of six men and six women found Gipfert guilty of negligent child abuse, a class I misdemeanor.

The two-month-old victim in this case became seriously ill after his first visit to Gipfert's daycare on Sept. 13, 2011. It was later confirmed that he suffered from bleeding around his brain, brain damage and hemorrhages in his eyes.

During the sentencing hearing the prosec...



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