- Associated Press - Friday, September 9, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Meriden man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl.

Manchester police initially charged 23-year-old Matthew Wyman with 13 counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of risk of injury to a minor. He pleaded guilty Thursday to three of the charges and agreed to a 20-year prison sentence with 10 to serve and the remainder suspended for 10 years of probation. He was also ordered to register as a sex offender.

Police say Wyman, who knows the girl’s family, assaulted the victim three times last summer.

Prosecutors say the victim’s family agreed to the plea deal.

The Hartford Courant (https://cour.at/2cfIi6f) reports that Wyman’s lawyer told the judge that his client as “feels sick to his stomach” about what he did.

___

Information from: Hartford Courant, https://www.courant.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide