Defendant pled to 2nd Degree Murder in the May, 2007 death of his girlfriend's 1 year old daughter, Willow Brady. The victim's two older brothers (ages 4 & 9) were present when their baby sister was beaten.
Defendant was sentenced to 28 years in DOC plus 5 years probation. The State had agreed in exchange for the plea to seek no more than 40 years DOC. I'll write more about the sentencing hearing at a later time.
Defendant pled to 2nd Degree Murder in the stabbing death of his estranged wife, Maria Estela Lopez Soto, and was sentenced to 27 years and 6 months in the Department of Corrections. See Sentinel report here.
Ryan Alexander Conrad
Defendant pled to 1 count of Promoting Sexual Performance by Child & 3 counts of Possessing Child Pornography. The remaining 91 counts of Possessing Child Pornography were dropped. He was sentenced as a youthful offender (he was 18 years old at time of arrest) to 1 day jail + 6 years sex offender probation, no computer or internet usage and ordered to forfeit all property in evidence to the State Attorney General's Child Predator Cybercrime Unit.