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Video: Nebraska CO Dies After Strangling by Juvenile Inmate

February 18, 2014  | 

VIDEO: Nebraska CO Dies After Strangled by Juvenile Inmate

The Nebraska panhandle community is reeling after 24-year-old corrections officer Amanda Baker was strangled Friday morning, KOTA TV reports.

Baker was declared brain dead Friday afternoon, hours after she was strangled by 15-year-old inmate Dylan Cardeilhac at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center in Gering.

Tags: Officer Down, Corrections, Assaults on Officers, Nebraska


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Morning Eagle @ 2/18/2014 4:28 PM

Does NE have the death penalty? If so, I don't care if the POS was "only" 15 years old, that is no excuse. He should be tried as an adult and then be executed before he can spread his genes around. At the very least he should get life without parole. There is no reasonable way he did not know what he was doing or that he strangled her to death by accident.
Although it may be difficult, may Amanda's family and friends eventually find some peace as they go on without her physical presence.

Ken @ 2/18/2014 4:58 PM

This POS should not even get a trial.Just show the video to the judge and take him out back of the court house and shoot his but. How in the world did this dirt bag choke the life out of a CO and not get seen by anyone else. No one works alone in corrections or they shouldn't. Where were the cameras and who was or wasn't watching the monitors. God bless the family

Ken @ 2/18/2014 5:01 PM

Oh yeah, lets not show this guys photo on the news, he is a juvenile and his rights must be protected

S.S. @ 2/19/2014 5:10 AM

I agree with all 3 above. There's a special place in hell for a**holes like this.

plato's playdough @ 2/21/2014 2:42 AM

His Picture at http://www.geringcitizen.com/photos/tn_DylanCardeilhac.jpg

More story at http://www.omaha.com/article/20140218/NEWS/140218706 __

**GERING, Neb. — A surveillance video shows that a 15-year-old inmate lured a corrections officer into his cell, then strangled her, authorities said Tuesday.
The video shows the teen, Dylan Cardeilhac of Torrington, Wyo., pointing to something on the floor of his cell at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center.
He then choked the guard, Amanda Baker, 24, from behind, according to allegations in an affidavit filed in county court.

The affidavit says the attack on Baker occurred about 2 a.m. Friday and took 2 minutes, 37 seconds. The video “clearly shows that (Cardeilhac) had talked Amanda into coming into the room to look at something on the floor,” a sheriff's investigator said.

At one point, the video shows Baker with her back to Cardeilhac before he jumped on her back and began choking her.

Greg @ 2/24/2014 5:25 AM

I believe anyone dealing with these juvies needs to be only male and threatening (as in "you touch me I will cripple you" big). These punks don't worry about any punishment for their behaviors, they're "children" and can't reason yet. It's such a sad story, but not really unexpected...too many small women responsible for controlling thugs.

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