Man sentenced for sexually abusing girl

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A St. Johns County man was sentenced Tuesday after previously pleading no contest to sexual battery of a minor between 12 and 18 years old.

John Hussey, 47, was sentenced to 30 years in prison. He also pleaded no contest to promoting sexual performance of a child.

Hussey was also sentenced to 15 years of sex offender probation following his prison sentence, and he was designated a sexual offender.

The victim said Hussey had sex with her in 2006 when she was 15 years old, and he continued to sexually abuse her on numerous occasions since then until January 2008, prosecutors said.