Mother pleads not guilty in smothering death of her baby in Butte

Posted at 6:28 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-03 09:55:53-04

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

She remains jailed in butte on $200,000 bond.