Hancock County man sentenced to 5,000 years for sexual abuse of a child

Hancock County

A Hancock County man was sentenced to prison for 5,000 years for sexual abuse of a minor.

David Sullivan of Pine Lane, New Cumberland was facing a 516-count indictment, with charges including sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian, or person in a position of trust to a child.

According to the WeirtonDailyTimes , prosecutors said Sullivan engaged in sexual contact, sexual intrusion and sexual intercourse with a child under his care, custody or control at the time.”

The judge told Sullivan “We don’t have the death penalty in West Virginia or else you would get it.”

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