Man sentenced for sexually abusing girl

Raymond Delgado
Raymond Delgado

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A 57-year-old South Carolina man was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison, followed by 15 years of probation, on charges of sexual battery, engaging in sex conduct with a minor and lewd and lascivious molestation.

Raymond Delgado was also declared a sexual predator. He was credited for 581 days of time served.

In January, Delgado entered a plea of no contest to the charges.

The child victim stayed with Delgado and his girlfriend during a 2007 summer vacation in South Carolina, where he sexually abused and molested her in his home and office, prosecutors said.

Delgado would also travel to St. Augustine to spend time with the girl and her father, but the ulterior motive was to continue sexually abusing and molesting her, prosecutors said.