BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (KRQE) – The man accused of nearly killing his newborn daughter is facing federal time for being a felon in possession of a gun. Joseph Bresch pleaded guilty in federal court to the fun charge.

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He is still awaiting trial for child abuse charges after his daughter was rushed to the hospital in October. Doctors found more than two dozen broken bones and a cut in her throat. Court records state Bresch has a past child abuse conviction in Nevada.