An Omaha woman has pleaded no contest to abusing a 2-year-old boy in her care.
Nicole Corcoran entered the plea Thursday morning in Douglas County District Court to a charge of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury.
Corcoran and her boyfriend, Chad Cymbalista, were both charged in May after the boy was taken to an Omaha hospital with head injuries in various stages of healing, severe mouth and lip infections and bruises on his body.
Cymbalista is the boy’s father. Authorities say Corcoran cared for the child while Cymbalista was at work.
Corcoran faces up to 20 years in prison when she’s sentenced on April. 2.
Cymbalista is free on bail and is set to appear in court on Feb. 19. — AP
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