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Trinity Co. jury gives man 99 years for sexual assault of child

James Totten mug shot courtesy of Trinity County District Attorney's Office. James Totten mug shot courtesy of Trinity County District Attorney's Office.
GROVETON, TX (KTRE) -

GROVETON, Texas (KTRE) - A Trinity County jury has sentenced a Trinity man to 99 years in prison on two counts of sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency of a child.

James Totten, 43, of Trinity, was arrested in March for the crime, following an investigation by Texas Ranger Pete Maskunas.

The jury formally sentenced Totten to two 99-year sentences and a concurrent 20-year sentence and to pay three $5,000 fines.

The jury returned the verdict in less than 30 minutes of deliberations.

The victim was 5 when the case was reported. The victim, her mother, and experts were witnesses in the trial.

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