Scotts Bluff County jail guard declared brain dead after attack

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Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014 12:00 am

SCOTTSBLUFF — A Scotts Bluff County corrections officer has been declared brain dead, authorities said, after being attacked at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center by a teenage inmate.

Dylan Cardeilhac, 15, of Torrington, Wyo., had been facing charges of attempted murder, a Class II felony, said Scotts Bluff County Attorney Doug Warner. Warner said the teen is suspected of attacking Amanda Baker, 24, a corrections officer, about 2 a.m. Friday, strangling her.

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