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E. Texan gets two 99 year sentences for sexual assault of child

James Totten. Photo Source: Trinity County District Attorney's Office. James Totten. Photo Source: Trinity County District Attorney's Office.

GROVETON, Texas (KTRE) - A Trinity County jury has sentenced a Trinity man to 99 years in prison on two counts of sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency of a child.

James Totten, 43, of Trinity, was arrested in March for the crime, following an investigation by Texas Ranger Pete Maskunas.

The jury formally sentenced Totten to two 99-year sentences and a concurrent 20-year sentence and to pay three $5,000 fines.

The jury returned the verdict in less than 30 minutes of deliberations.

The victim was 5 when the case was reported. The victim, her mother, and experts were witnesses in the trial.

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