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May 29, 5:56 AM EDT

Florida man gets life in prison for sexual abuse of child


DEBARY, Fla. (AP) -- A central Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl.

State Attorney spokesman Spencer Hathaway told The Daytona Beach News-Journal ( http://bit.ly/1EDdUsh ) on Thursday 34-year-old Jarod Hartshorn was convicted during a two-day jury trial.

Hartshorn was arrested Nov. 11, 2013, in DeBary. The child's mother told Volusia County Sheriff's investigators she caught Hartshorn, who was a family friend, abusing her daughter.

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Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com

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