Traverse City Record-Eagle

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April 6, 2013

Man sentenced to prison for criminal sexual conduct

TRAVERSE CITY — A man will spend the next 10 to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a young girl.

Matthew Lee Tanner, 26, was sentenced in 13th Circuit Court. He pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a girl on two occasions in 2010 when she and her mother lived with him in Grawn.

Charges of first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct were dismissed in a plea deal.

The victim was 6 years old Tanner was charged early this year.

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