Strangling Death of Guard 'Unintentional' According to Defense


There are new developments in the story regarding the death of a Scott's Bluff County jail guard.

The death was not intentional accordingto a defense lawyer for the teen charged in the guard's death.

He told a judge that 16-year-old Guy EagleElk told 15-year-old Dylan Cardeilhac how to choke the guard only intounconsciousness so her jail keys could be taken and that the intent was not tokill.

Eagle Elk is charged with aiding andabetting in the death of 24-year-old Amanda Baker. Cardeilhac is charged withfirst-degree murder.

According to authorities, Cardeilhac luredBaker into his cell and strangled her.