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Man Gets 30-40 Years In Daughter Death Case

Romero Pleaded No Contest To 2 Child Abuse Charges

Alexander Romero appeared with his attorney Tuesday, July 7, in District Court for sentencing in a child abuse case in which his daughter died.

In March, Romero was tried on intentional child abuse charges and it resulted in a hung jury.

In May, Romero pleaded no contest to two counts of Child Abuse, Class IIA felonies.

On Tuesday, Judge Derek Weimer sentenced Romero to 15-20 years for count one and 15-20 years for count two, those being consecutive terms to be severed by Romero.

Romero’s family members looked on from the first row of the courtroom. Romero has been confined in the Kimba...

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