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Waterloo Woman Pleads Guilty in 4-Year-Old Daughter's Death

Waterloo Woman Pleads Guilty in 4-Year-Old Daughter's Death<br /> Photo: MGNonline.

August 10, 2019 02:31 PM

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - A Waterloo woman has pleaded guilty for her role in her 4-year-old daughter's death and has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
    
The Courier reports that 34-year-old Kristi Amber Buss pleaded guilty Friday to three felony charges: neglecting a dependent person, child neglect resulting in serious injury and involuntary manslaughter. She had originally been charged with child endangerment causing the death of her daughter, 4-year-old Gracie Buss, and had faced 50 years in prison.
    
Kristi Buss' boyfriend, 35-year-old Chad Allen Little, was convicted in May of first-degree murder in the death and sentenced in June to life in prison.
    
Prosecutors say Little abused his Buss' two children, and delivered a fatal head injury to Gracie in May 2015.

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