By Associated Press - Wednesday, March 2, 2016

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - An Everett man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the continued sexual abuse of a child who was living with him.

The Enterprise reports ( ) 49-year-old Javier Zuniga was sentenced in Brockton Superior Court on Tuesday.

A jury found Zuniga guilty of rape and abuse of a child, indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and related offenses.

Zuniga was also ordered to stay away from the victim, who’s a family member, and her mother.

Prosecutors say Zuniga abused the child on multiple occasions between 2006 and 2007 while living with the child in Rockland. He also assaulted the victim between June and September 2013 while living with her in Plymouth.

The victim was between five and 12 years old when she was abused.


Information from: The (Brockton, Mass.) Enterprise,

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