Man sentenced to no less than 25 years for sexual assault

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A man who was found guilty of sexual assault has received his sentence from Judge James Mazzone on Tuesday morning.

David Thomas was sentenced to no fewer than 25 years in a state penitentiary for sexual assault in the first degree. He will be supervised on parole for 20 years following his release, and he will be required to register as a sex offender with West Virginia State Police for the rest of his life. Thomas will also be required to pay back all court costs from the trial.

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Thomas says that he plans on appealing his guilty verdict.

“I know I’m 25 to 100, but I know I’m coming back,” he said after receiving his sentence.

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