Abitz Now Facing Homicide Charges In Death Of 8-Year Old Girl

He was convicted for the 2011 incident that severely injured his then 2-year old victim. Now, Thomas J. Abitz has been charged with her 2017 death. Abitz was back in court Monday, facing a homicide charge as a result of the incident. Abitz has been serving time for abusing the victim. Fond du Lac County District Attorney Eric Toney said 8-year old Mckena Marie Nett died of pneumonia back in 2017, but the pneumonia was caused by the injuries she received six years earlier. Abitz is due back in court for a preliminary hearing October 30.