CASS COUNTY, Mich. (WNDU) - A Dowagiac man accused of shaking a toddler and breaking her back has pleaded no contest to second-degree child abuse.
Lance Reeves is accused of violently shaking 2-year-old Savannah Gardner in May 2016. The toddler's back broke, killing her.
Court records indicate Reeves pleaded no contest to a second charge added at the time of the plea, but they did not specify the charge.
Reeves will be sentenced Oct. 4.