Jason Copsey was sentenced Thursday morning to five years behind bars for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl.
The girl and her mother appeared at the sentencing in Huron County Common Pleas Court. The mother gave an emotional statement to the court saying that her daughter's life will never be the same.
Copsey also gave a statement and apologized. He said that he has mental problems and it's taken him a long time to admit to them.
Judge James Conway felt that, in spite of that admission, Copsey still deserved to get the maximum sentence of five years for the sexual battery conviction.
Read more in Thursday's Register.