Man enters guilty plea in Murray Co. district court for death of an infant

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MURRAY CO., OK -- A man blamed for the death of an infant pleads guilty in Murray County district court.

24-year-old Levi Teves, who was set for a non-jury trial on Monday decided instead to enter a plea of guilty to a child neglect charge and was sentenced to nine years in prison.

He also had a domestic abuse charge that was dismissed.

Teves was charged after failing to provide medical care for his infant daughter, who died while in his care, and for assaulting his girlfriend, who is also the mother of the child.