- Associated Press - Thursday, November 6, 2014

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for killing his 7-week-old daughter.

A judge delivered the sentence to 26-year-old Rafael Trevino on Wednesday. Jurors found him guilty of felony murder on Monday.

Authorities found Liliana Trevino unresponsive after her mother called police in November 2010. She was pronounced dead at the scene and an autopsy found the infant suffered injuries to her head.

Trevino tells police that he didn’t intent to kill his daughter and was trying to calm her down by shaking her. Authorities say he purposefully harmed the girl.

Trevino had faced up to life in prison.

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