Spring Valley man sentenced in child sex abuse case

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Authorities say Luiz Acevedo-Lopez, 19, was sentenced to 36-years to life in prison for raping a 5-year-old girl. Authorities say Luiz Acevedo-Lopez, 19, was sentenced to 36-years to life in prison for raping a 5-year-old girl.
SPRING VALLEY -

A Spring Valley man convicted of sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl will spend decades behind bars.

Authorities say Luiz Acevedo-Lopez, 19, was sentenced to 36-years-to-life in prison.

The Rockland County District Attorney says the Acevedo-Lopez was a close family friend of the child and sexually abused her over a three-month period.

Acevedo-Lopez was convicted in Dec. 2016.

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