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Man gets 15 years for sexually abusing child in Lee County

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Posted at 8:41 AM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 08:41:06-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies say a man with a lengthy criminal history will spend the next 15 years in prison for Lewd and Lascivious Molestation on a child.

According to the State Attorney's Office, 32-year-old Christopher Rosine has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for one count of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation and 5 years in prison for one count of Failure to Register as a Sexual Offender.

The crimes happened during 2017 and early 2018.

Prosecutors say Rosine sexually abused a child who reported the abuse to a school counselor, who then contacted law enforcement. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation which led to the arrest of Rosine.

He has been designated a lifetime sexual predator.