Tyler Man Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault Of Children

An East Texas man has been found guilty of sexual assault on a two year old child.

Friday night, a jury found Gary Don Lewis guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Lewis also reportedly gave a sexually transmitted disease to both his victims, a six and a two year-old girl.

His punishment phase will begin on Tuesday. Prosecutors will push for automatic life sentences for both counts.

Reid Kerr (rkerr@kltv.com) reporting.