ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KPEL News) - St. Landry Parish District Attorney Chad Pitre, says via a press release, that prosecutors secured a guilty verdict for a man who committed sexual battery against a child under the age of thirteen.

Part of the testimony in court revealed that Fillmore Wright's victim was six at the time the crimes were committed.

Pitre's office says the sentencing for Wright will happen on May 9.

According to the Louisiana law, a judge has to sentence Wright to a minimum of 25 years that must be served without parole or probation. The judge has minimum sentencing guidelines with this crime, but it doesn't mean he can't give a higher sentence.

Here is more information about this law.

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