Man Sentenced to 25-100 Years for Sex Assault in Ohio County

WHEELING — A Cleveland man who was convicted of sexually molesting a young girl will spend at least 25 years in prison.

David Thomas, 36, was sentenced Tuesday morning before Circuit Judge James Mazzone. Mazzone gave him 25 to 100 years in prison. Upon his release, Thomas will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

Thomas was convicted in May of first degree sexual assault. The victim told police that Thomas had touched her inappropriately.

At the time of the offenses, between May and June 2016, the girl was 10 years old.


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