(STAR-TELEGRAM) — A North Texas man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting his daughter over nearly a decade and a half.

The assaults resulted in a child, a miscarriage and two abortions, Parker County Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain said.

The 48-year-old man pleaded guilty May 10 in 415th District Court to aggravated sexual assault of a child. He must serve half of his sentence before being eligible for parole, Swain said.

The woman “is certainly happy with the result,” Swain said, calling it is “a deserving sentence.”

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