SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Chicopee man has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl when she was between the ages of 6 and 9.
Juan Gonzalez was also sentenced this week in Hampden Superior Court to 10 years of probation.
The 26-year-old Gonzalez pleaded guilty to three counts of rape and abuse of a child aggravated by age; two counts of rape of a child with force; one count of assault and battery; and five counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14.
The Republican reports that prosecutors say the psychological damage to the girl is immeasurable.
The defense attorney had asked for a 10-year sentence.
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