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Mother pleads not guilty in death of her baby in Butte

Mother pleads not guilty in smothering death of her baby in Butte
Posted at 7:59 AM, Jul 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-03 09:59:50-04

BUTTE — Audria Nickerson, formerly of Butte, pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to negligent homicide in Butte District Court.

She's accused of falling asleep on her baby while sitting in a car parked near the Butte police department last September.

She's alleged to have been under the influence of methamphetamine at the time. Nickerson remains jailed in Butte on $200,000 bond.