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Alleged Ring Leader in BSDC Case Sentenced

Matthew L. Pangborn, was sentenced to 15-23 years in prison for choking and punching developmentally disabled individuals.  Prosecutors called him the leader of a subculture of abuse and neglect at the Beatrice State Developmental Center.

Pangborn was taken into custody immediately following the hearing. He will be eligible for parole in seven and a half years.  He was found guilty of four counts of abuse of a vulnerable adult, a class IIIa felony, three counts of strangulation, a class IV felony and one count each of attempted abuse of a vulnerable adult and attempted strangulation

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