Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Daughter’s Death

Posted at 3:31 PM, Jun 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 15:31:43-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A Laurel County man charged in the death of his infant daughter was sentenced to 10 years for manslaughter and criminal abuse. 

35-year-old Gary Nicely was arrested in August 2016 after his seven-week-old daughter, Mia, died of severe head trauma. Investigators also arrested his wife, Jessica, in connection to the death and abuse allegations. 

During the three-day trial, Jessica testified that she was not home when the injuries occurred. 

She was found innocent on all charges.