Charges upgraded in May shooting death of woman in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man accused of fatally shooting a woman in May is now charged with manslaughter.

Authorities on Tuesday announced the upgraded charge against 22-year-old Devon Engel. He was originally charged with first-degree domestic violence assault and two counts of child abuse. The child abuse counts remain.

Shaleigh Sovey suffered a head injury on May 16 and died two days later at a hospital. She was 22.

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