Jun 21, 2022

Chadron man arrested in death of 10-month-old

Posted Jun 21, 2022 2:45 PM

Panhandle Post

On June 19 at approximately 1 p.m. the Chadron Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol and Dawes County Attorney/Coroner were called to investigate the death of 10-month-old Madilynn Lenhart. 

"After a review of the scene, witness interviews and consultation with medical personnel, Riley Lenhart, the father of the child, was arrested and charged with child abuse resulting in the death," Dawes County Attorney Vance Haug said. 

Lenhart's bond was set at $750,000. 

Haug said the investigation is ongoing at this time.