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.

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