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Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for years of sexual battery on a child

Posted: 2:30 PM, Jun 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-12 14:30:13-04
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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Lee County man will spend 30 years in prison for sexual battery on a child.

According to the State Attorney's Office, 35-year-old Gilberto Mulgado was found guilty of Custodial Sexual Battery last month . He was just sentenced, and he will also be listed as a lifetime sexual predator.

The abuse happened for several years.

The victim eventually told a guidance counselor at her school about it.

Mulgado was arrested in 2017.