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Jasper County jury sentences man who sexually assaulted girl to 75 years

Maion Lee King Jr. (left) and James Makin, his defense attorney, stand and face the judge as the guilty verdict is read. (Source: KJAS.com) Maion Lee King Jr. (left) and James Makin, his defense attorney, stand and face the judge as the guilty verdict is read. (Source: KJAS.com)
JASPER, TX (KTRE) -

A Jasper County jury sentenced a 45-year-old Evadale man to 75 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison for sexually assaulting a young girl in 2014 and 2015.

The child was 11 at the time of the crimes, according to a story that appeared on the KJAS.com website.

According to a spokeswoman for the Jasper County District Attorney’s Office, Maion Lee King Jr. was convicted of continuous sexual assault of a child. Thursday. Not long after the jury made its decision, they sentenced King to 75 years in prison.

King’s jury trial started earlier this week.

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