(Pacific Junction) A Mills County man entered into a plea agreement in connection with the death of an infant he was babysitting.
Authorities say 23-year-old Colby Puckett, of Pacific Junction, pleaded guilty Monday in Mills County Court to second-degree murder in the February 2012 death of 13-month-old Aliyanna May.
Pucket was dating the baby’s mother and was babysitting the infant and two of her siblings. Authorities say the 13-month old suffered extensive injuries to her head and eyes while in Puckett’s care.
Authorities later ruled the baby’s death a homicide.
November 27, 2013