Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Killing Carthage, TX Child

A man accused of killing and raping a four-year-old boy in Carthage, Texas has plead guilty to the crime, and will serve life in prison.

Twenty-seven-year-old Jorge Nava took the plea back on April 9th.

He will serve life without the possibility of parole.

On April 15th of last year, police say Nava beat, strangled and sexually assaulted four-year-old Joey Ahang Liu.

Liu's parents owned a Chinese restaurant in Carthage where Nava worked.

He also lived with the couple and their young son.