LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas A 29-year-old Hardin man faces a capital murder charge in the death of a 4-week-old girl, deputies said.
According the Liberty County Sheriff s Office, Brian Christopher Keith is charged with capital murder in the death of infant Nevaeh Keith, who died on July 2. The suspect is not the infant s biological father.
Investigators said the charge comes after a five-month investigation into the infant s death. An autopsy report ruled that the infant died from damage to the respiratory breathing system.
Brian Keith was a resident of the city of Hardin at the time of the child s death.
Keith was already in the Liberty County jail on a charge of probation revocation when the arrest warrant for the murder charge was served. Investigators said Keith has a long criminal record with this department.