Child molester sentenced to life in prison

James Cox, 31, convicted in June 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man convicted of molestation was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.

James Robert Cox, 31, was charged in November on one count of lewd or lascivious molestation.

Authorities learned of Cox's sexual activity with a 7-year-old girl in June 2012. Cox inappropriately touched the girl while she was asleep.