Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex assault of 7-year-old girl -

Edgar Mejia will have to spend at least 25 years in prison, authorities said

FREEHOLD -- A Long Branch man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in Eatontown, authorities said Friday.

Edgar Mejia, 55, was convicted of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child after a month-long trial last year, said Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.

At the trial before Superior Court Judge David...


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