Man Sent to Prison for Rape of Daughter

Man must serve half his sentence before he's eligible for parole

A North Texas man has been sentenced to a 40-year prison term for sexually assaulting his daughter for more than a decade.

A Parker County prosecutor says the assaults resulted in a child, a miscarriage and two abortions.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram did not publish the name of the man in order to protect the victim and her child.

The 48-year-old pleaded guilty May 10th to aggravated sexual assault of a child. He must serve half his sentence before being eligible for parole.

The man's attorney, Mac Smith, declined to comment. 

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