BOISE --Murder charges have been filed against a 50-year-old Boise manin connection with the death of his 11-week-old daughter last month.

Boise Police say Jeffrey Alan Baker has been in the Ada County Jail since May 17 on an unrelated parole violation.

The first-degree murder charge wasfiled Friday afternoon.

Baker isscheduled to bearraigned in an Ada County courtMonday.

Police say thebaby girl wastaken to thehospital by Ada County paramedics on May 10after receiving a 911 call that she was unresponsive.

Boise Police were told by witnessesthat thebaby's injuriesappeared suspicious.She died in the hospital on May 14.

The Ada County coroner ruled the cause of death to be abusive head trauma. That type of injury is commonly referred to as shaken baby syndrome.

Detectives believeBaker, who is the girl's biological father, is responsible for inflicting the injuries that causedher death. They also believe the injuries happened at Baker's home in southeast Boise. No other children live at the home.

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