Mother arrested in death of 22-month-old child, Lincoln Police say
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The mother of a 22-month-old boy who died last week has been arrested, Lincoln Police say.
Brittany Cook, 30, was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of child abuse resulting in death. She is the second person to be arrested in connection with the child’s death.
Last Friday, the child died from his injuries, and police arrested 32-year-old Joshua Tackett on suspicion of child abuse resulting in death.
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He was already lodged in the Lancaster County Jail on felony gun charges.
An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.
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