Groveton man gets 20 years for inappropriately touching 12-year-old

Ronald Spurgeon (Source: Trinity Police)
Ronald Spurgeon (Source: Trinity Police)

GROVETON, TX (KTRE) - A Groveton man is going to prison for a 20-year sentence after pleading guilty to inappropriately touching a 12-year-old girl.

Ronald Ray Spurgeon, 67, pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault and indecency with a child, according to Trinity County District Attorney Bennie Schiro.

Spurgeon received a 20-year sentence on both, Schiro said.

Spurgeon was arrested in January following a Texas Ranger and Groveton police investigation. Spurgeon had confessed to inappropriately touching a girl when she was 12 years old.

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