Man convicted in DUI death of 2-year-old returned to prison

2014-04-18T09:05:00Z 2014-04-18T22:25:06Z Man convicted in DUI death of 2-year-old returned to prisonThe Associated Press The Associated Press
April 18, 2014 9:05 am  • 

GREAT FALLS — A Browning-area man who has served federal prison time for involuntary manslaughter in a DUI case is being returned to prison for violating his probation by drinking and driving.

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris on Thursday sentenced David Bear child to a year in custody, six months in a residential re-entry center and nine months of supervised release for a March 22 DUI in Glacier County. Court records say he nearly struck a pedestrian in East Glacier.

Bear Child pleaded guilty to the involuntary manslaughter charge after unintentionally backing over his 2-year-old nephew in 2008 and served more than two years in prison. His probation was revoked for driving under the influence and striking another vehicle in December 2011. He was returned to custody and released on supervision in September 2012.

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