FAYETTE, Mo. — A former manager of the Fayette Dairy Queen is not heading to prison for accusations of bullying a teenager to the point of suicide.
Harley Branham pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor third-degree assault charge Friday morning and is sentenced to two years of supervised probation and 30 days of house arrest. Prosecutors alleged Branham’s bullying of Kenneth Suttner prompted him to take his own life.
Felony charges of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated stalking were dropped.