Man sentenced to 25 years for sexually abusing 9-year-old girl

COOKE COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - A Cooke County jury convicted a 38-year-old man of sexually abusing a nine-year-old girl over about a two year period.

Lee Thomas Krause was found guilty of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child under 14 years old.

Krause was convicted of sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl from 2013 to 2016. He was the victim's mom's boyfriend.

The victim told her sister and the abuse was reported to Gainesville Police.

Krause got 25 years in prison and isn't eligible for parole. When he gets out, he'll have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

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