Centerville man sentenced for felony abuse of 13-year-old girl

Edinson Marlin Espinoza-Sabuco. Photo: Davis County

FARMINGTON, Utah, July 12, 2019 (Gephardt Daily)  — A Centerville man was sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to one count of aggravated sexual abuse of a child.

The judge, in Farmington’s 2nd District Court, suspended 181 days for time served by Edinson Marlon Espinoza-Sabuco, 19, leaving 184 days left bo be served.

Espinoza-Sabuco had been held without bail since his arrest because he had purchased a ticket to return to his native Peru, so was considered a flight risk.

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Espinoza-Sabuco pleaded guilty to the first-degree felony as part of a deal. He originally was charged with three counts of rape of a child, each a first-degree felony.

Espinoza-Sabuco admitted to having sex with a 13-year-old girl 50 to 60 times between September of 2017 and June of 2018.

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