SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County man who got his stepdaughter pregnant when she was 11 has been sentenced to 61 years to life in prison rape and other sex crimes.
City News Service says 58-year-old Marian Castro of Santa Ana was sentenced Friday during a court hearing in which he apologized and the victim said she forgave him.
Prosecutors say he sexually assaulted the girl from the time she was 7 until she was 17. She gave birth to a daughter in 2004.
Authorities say she told her stepmother that Castro was the father but the woman stayed with him.
She only told police about the abuse two years ago.
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