Man sentenced to 30 years for sexual assault of child
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota man has been sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting a child under the age of 12.
U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson has announced that Gerard Deshauquette, 22, of Wakpala, was sentenced to 30 years in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release. Deshauquette pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated sexual abuse of a child in April.
Prosecutors say he sexually assaulted a child sometime between November 2009 and November 2011.
Deshauquette was immediately turned over the U.S. Marshals Service to begin his sentence.
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