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Sentence handed down in child sexual assault case

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TAYLOR COUNTY (WQOW) - Prison time was ordered Thursday for a man charged with child sexual assault in two area counties.

Gerardo Torres was charged with sexually assaulting a six or seven year old Ladysmith boy in Rusk county, and a 15 year old in Taylor County.

Thursday a judge gave him five years in prison in the Taylor County case, and ordered him to register as a sex offender for life.

He's due back in court on the Rusk County charges in September.

Torres is already serving a 20 year federal prison sentence for making child porn with one of the victims.

Keith Edwards

Keith Edwards is the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. anchor at News 18.

Keith grew up in the Village of Lake Hallie, attending Chippewa Falls schools where he started pursuing his broadcasting education.

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