Wisconsin legislator’s daughter sentenced for woman’s death


GREEN BAY, Wis. — The daughter of a Wisconsin state legislator was found guilty of supplying drugs killed a pregnant woman and her baby on June 2017.

Cassie Nygren plead no contest Tuesday to several charges she faced, but a Wisconsin judge entered guilty pleas instead as part of an agreement with prosecutors. She was found guilty of being party to a first-degree reckless homicide and other charges.

Other charges were dismissed, including a first-degree reckless homicide for the baby’s death and neglecting a child.

Nygren is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 17.