Western Nebraska Woman Makes Plea Deal in Child Sexual Assault Case
HERSHEY, Neb. (AP) — A 40-year-old western Nebraska woman has made a plea deal in two child sexual assault cases.
Platte television station KNOP says Deanna
Fischer is scheduled to be sentenced on June 10. She pleaded no contest
to a count of third-degree sexual assault and one count of misdemeanor
child abuse after prosecutors lowered and dropped related charges.
records say that in February 2004, a child was sexually abused by
Fischer's husband, Daniel Fischer, who has since committed suicide.
Records say Deanna Fischer knew about the abuse but didn't try to stop
Court records also say Deanna Fischer inappropriately touched a child in December 2006.