Mount Vernon, WA – A 50-year old Mount Vernon man was sentenced to 61 months in prison on Thursday after he pleaded guilty in Skagit County Superior Court in June of 2019 to two counts of third degree rape of a child and one count of first-degree incest.
According to court documents, on April 23rd, 2019, Skagit County Detectives interviewed the man in reference to him allegedly sexually assaulting his legally adoptive 17-year old daughter since she was around 8-years old.
The man admitted to Detectives that “he had been expecting this moment for the last seven months” after he was confronted in 2018 by the girls mother and her then boyfriend, after the teen had disclosed the sexual abuse to them.
Initially the man had been charged with 7-counts of Rape of a Child Third Degree DV and 3-counts of Child Molestation Third Degree DV.
Once released, the man will be required to register as a sex offender and he will be placed on three years of community custody.
Skagit Breaking is not naming the man to protect the identity of the victim.