Man gets 15 years to life for sexual abuse of a child

A man was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison.

Posted: Oct 15, 2021 4:36 PM
Updated: Oct 15, 2021 6:28 PM

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - A man was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for oral copulation or sexual penetration with a child 10 years old or younger, the Tehama County District Attorney said on Friday.

59-year-old Thomas Alexander was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison as he repeatedly sexually abused the victim over a three-year period. The victim was 8 years old at the beginning.

Alexander was arrested on Oct. 9, 2020.

The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.

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