Man sentenced to life behind bars, found guilty of indecency with a child by contact

Man sentenced to life behind bars, found guilty of indecency with a child by contact
(Source: Raycom Media)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - One man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after being found guilty on Thursday.

A jury found Carlos Refugio Garcia was found guilty of indecency with a child by contact after 1 hour of deliberations.

We're told the indecent contact was committed against a 7-year-old boy back in November 2015.

Normally, the sentence for this charge is 2 to 20 years behind bars. However, the Midland County District Attorney said the life sentence was given by the judge because Garcia had a previous conviction for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

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