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Man guilty of Custodial Sexual Battery in Lee County; faces life in prison

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Posted at 2:51 PM, May 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-03 14:51:25-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A jury has found a Lee County man guilty of of Custodial Sexual Battery, according to the State Attorney's Office.

35-year-old Gilberto Mulgado was found guilty after a three day trail in Lee County and 45 minutes of deliberation.

Authorities say Mulgado committed acts of sexual battery upon a child for several years. The victim told a guidance counselor at her school about the abuse who then reported it to authorities.

Mulgado was arrested in 2017.

His sentencing is set for June 10th. He faces up to life in prison.