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Sacramento DA / Media / Latest News / 11.30.18: Defendant Sentenced to Life for Child Sexual Assault, Pornography

Defendant Sentenced to Life for Child Sexual Assault, Pornography 

DATE:  November 30, 2018

CASE:  David Rivera (Case #16FE021142)

PROSECUTOR:  Deputy District Attorney Patrick Foster, Special Assault & Child Abuse Unit

The Honorable Matthew Gary sentenced David Rivera to 504 years to life in prison.  On October 11, 2018, a jury convicted Rivera of 10 counts of committing a lewd act upon a child and one count of possessing or controlling child pornography.  A prior 2003 residential burglary strike conviction was also found true.

The victim was 8 years old at the time and the daughter of one of Rivera’s friends.  Rivera would often spend the night at the friend’s house.  Two secured digital cards were found showing video and pictures of Rivera sexually assaulting the victim and another girl.  Rivera later admitted that it was him in the photos. 

 

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