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updated 1:15 PM UTC, Nov 19, 2017

Lawmaker's Daughter Waives Preliminary Hearing In Drug Case

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

The daughter of state Assembly finance chairman John Nygren is scheduled to enter pleas February fifth in the drug death of a pregnant woman.

Twenty-eight-year-old Cassie Nygren of Green Bay waived her preliminary hearing Wednesday and was ordered to stand trial in Brown County Circuit Court. She's charged with ten counts and her fiancee Shawn Gray faces 14 charges that include reckless homicide and delivering illegal drugs. Both are accused of providing heroin laced with fentanyl that killed 31-year-old Jennifer Skeen and her unborn baby in June. The 33-year-old Gray returns to court tomorrow (Friday).

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