25-year sentence for child sex assault

WACO, TX - A 68-year-old Waco man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after entering a plea deal  Monday morning  just as his trial was about to start.

Danny Ray Elliott had been indicted on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child and multiple counts of sexual assault of a child.

The 25-year sentence was for a plea to a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child. He was also sentenced to 20 years on each of three counts of sexual assault of a child.

Indictments in the case stated the victim was under the age of 14 when the sexual activity began and took place on multiple occasions between August 2009 and April 2011.

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