Nevada man Bryce Dickey found guilty of raping, killing teen Gabrielle “Britney” Ujlaky

A Nevada man was discovered responsible of raping and fatally stabbing his teenage pal.

Bryce Dickey, 20, was convicted of first-degree homicide and sexual assault with a lethal weapon on Thursday for the March 2020 killing of 16-year-old Gabrielle “Britney” Ujlaky.

A jury in Elko District Court docket unanimously voted to convict him of all prices after 4 hours of deliberation and a week-long trial, the Elko Daily Free Press reported.

Dickey, who was 18 years outdated on the time, was the final individual to see Ujlaky alive on March 8, 2020, when he picked her up from Angel Park in Elko, based on the native outlet.

The lady’s physique was discovered three days later, with a single stab wound to the neck, wrapped in a blue tarp and discarded in Burner Basin, a secluded desert within the space.

Prosecutors stated Dickey raped, strangled and stabbed the lady — who had thought of Dickey like a giant brother, based on a pal who testified through the trial. The pair had been friends for years and knew one another from the native rodeo group, based on the Daily Beast.

Dickey informed police he dropped Ujlaky off at Spring Creek Excessive Faculty and noticed her get right into a inexperienced Ford F-150 pickup truck pushed by a tall man in a cowboy hat. The person was by no means discovered and prosecutors stated Dickey fabricated the story to maintain the police off his path.

The convicted assassin even mourned the demise of his “sis” on social media within the days following the invention of her physique.

“Yesterday, all of us recieved [sic] information that made us hit the ground,” Dickey wrote in a now-deleted March 13 Fb publish cited by the Each day Beast. “Round 8 within the morning all of us began assembly up at my home to grieve an to mourn britney’s life. Which was taken far too quickly. That day I had tears of ache and pleasure. I want she may have seen the quantity of us that got here collectively to honor you sis. We love you a lot. Simply know you gained’t ever be forgotten.”

Police started to count on Dickey had been concerned on account of conflicting studies he informed them concerning the final time he noticed Ujlaky. They then found his DNA inside a condom close to the place her physique was discovered, in addition to on her neck and below her fingernails.

Dickey later informed police he had intercourse with Ujlaky on the day she vanished however claimed it was consensual.

A woman who beforehand dated Dickey testified that he had choked her on 4 events throughout their 18-month relationship.

Jurors will reconvene Monday to find out the sentence — a most of life in jail with out parole — the 20-year-old will face.

Show More

Related Articles

Back to top button