Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Sexually Exploiting Child

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A Jensen Beach man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually exploiting a child and producing child pornography, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.

Eric Leon Gauthier, 54, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to the maximum term, according to the release. After he serves his sentence, Gauthier will be placed on supervised release for the rest of his life and will register as a sex offender.

Gauthier pleaded guilty April 15 to a single count of sexual exploitation of a child and production of child pornography.

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