LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police in Nelson County have arrested a father authorities say abused his infant.

Jeremy Miller, 27, was taken into custody after a four month investigation, according to a post made Friday on the official Facebook page for the Nelson County Sheriff's Office.

Officials say while being interviewed by police, Miller admitted to causing an injury to his 2-month-old child. The child was taken to Norton Children's Hospital. Authorities say a medical report stated that the child's injuries were "nearly fatal."

Miller is charged with first-degree assault and first-degree criminal abuse.

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