GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – A man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a criminal sexual conduct charge.
According solicitor’s office news release, Russell Lewis Evans, 35, pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct in the third-degree on Aug. 29.
He was sentenced to 15 years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections.
Evans will also be required to register as a sex offender, and will be on lifetime GPS monitoring upon his release from prison.
Evidence revealed that Evans sexually abused a minor between 2014 and 2016 in Pickens County.
According to the release, the victim was 8 years old when the sexual abuse began.
The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.