February 6, 2016 1:10 pm
Updated: February 6, 2016 1:11 pm

Quebec man receives 57-month sentence for sexually assaulting young girls

Mathieu Roy, 32, was sentenced to 57 months in jail Friday, for sexually assaulting two young girls. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2017.

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TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. – A Trois-Rivieres, Quebec man has been sentenced to nearly five-years in prison for sexually assaulting two young girls and impregnating one of them at age 11.

Thirty-two-year-old Mathieu Roy initially pleaded not guilty but changed his plea Friday.

Roy broke down in tears after the judge read his sentence.

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With time served, Roy has 45 months left on his sentence.

He will also be a registered sex offender for life.

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Roy admitted having sexual relations with the two victims on 20 occasions.

He was first charged with sexual assault and sexual touching against the 11-year-old girl, who had the baby last May at age 12.

Roy was later charged with the same crimes against a 15-year-old.

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