According to the court documents, the 45-year-old father, Jesse, reportedly killed his newborn baby son after he repeatedly beat the child. Jury found the defendant guilty on first-degree child abuse resulting in the death of a child under age 13 and second-degree child abuse.
Prosecutors said the father is now facing a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison for the abuse resulting in death charge, and 15 years for each of the other abuse charges.
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