A Laurel County jury found Gary Nicely guilty in the death of his 7-week-old daughter.
After three days of testimony, the jury found Gary Nicely guilty of 2nd degree manslaughter and 3rd degree criminal abuse.
The jury found his wife, Jessica Nicely, innocent on all charges.
The couple’s baby died of a head wound in 2016.
A Laurel County jury has recommended a prison sentence totaling 11 years for the man found guilty of killing his 7-week-old daughter.
The jury recommended Gary Nicely spend 11 months for criminal abuse and 10 years for manslaughter behind bars.
Nicely has already been in jail for about two years while awaiting trial for the murder of his daughter.