Jury finds man guilty of abusing child under six

WACO, TX - After a four day trial a 19th District Court Jury has found Anthony Paul Machina guilty of sexual assault of a child under the age of six.

Machina had earlier been indicted on three counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child in incidents occurring in January of 2015.

He was also named in an indictment charging an additional charge of indecency with a child by contact.

The punishment phase of the trial will begin Tuesday

Machina would face prison terms of 25 years to life on each of the aggravated sexual assault charges and up to ten years on the indecency charge.

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