Teenage Murder Suspect Heads For Treatment In Western Nebraska

Emily Gusman, now 17, has been sent to a youth treatment center and will no longer face charges in the murder of an Omaha man.

Gusman was one of the five people accused of having a role in the murder of Kris Winters back in July 2011.

Winters was killed in July 2011 during a botched robbery attempt at his home near 51st and U streets.

Emily Gusman, who was 15 at the time, was the first person arrested. It is alleged that she came to the door of the Winters home with a friend wanting to buy marijuana. She then reportedly sent a text, giving the other suspects the go ahead to get inside.

Gusman's case was transferred to Juvenile court and she is now seeking treatment at the Youth Rehab Treatment Center in Geneva, Nebraska for an undetermined amount of time.

Her charges for the murder were dropped.

Ryan Elseman was alleged to have been the one who pulled the trigger, killing Kris Winters.

Elseman and Nicholas Ely are both serving a life sentence for the murder.

In addition to Gusman, Elseman and Nicholas Ely; Drake Northrop and Marqus Patton were arrested and charged with the murder. Patton's trial ended in a hung jury and a second trial is scheduled for late January.

Northrop plead no contest to a charge of conspiracy to commit a felony and will be sentenced in February.


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