Man sentenced for raping girl

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - A Mesa County man was sentenced Thursday morning for raping a young girl.

Jeffrey Jansen was sentenced to 12 years to life in prison. That means the 46–year–old has to serve a minimum of 12 years behind bars until he'll be eligible for for parole. He'll also have to undergo sex offender treatment.

Jansen pleaded guilty to sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.

Jansen told the judge he agreed to the deal simply because he is guilty.

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