Tonkawa man sentenced to nearly 6 years for infant’s death

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (AP) 4-08

A man has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for the death of his infant daughter.

Joseph Moses Begs-His-Own of Tonkawa was convicted of voluntary manslaughter for the death of his 3-month-old daughter.

Evidence showed she died of severe head trauma.

Begs-His-Own lived on Tonkawa Tribal land at the Fort Oakland Indian Housing Area.

He was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release.