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Man sentenced to life for child sex crime

Brandon Fleming, 23, abused child he was babysitting

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man was sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a 6-year-old he was babysitting.

Brandon Jerome Fleming, 23, was found guilty last month.

Officers learned about the sexual abuse in October 2012.

The investigation revealed Fleming forced the child to perform a sexual act on him.  The girl later disclosed this to her mother, who contacted authorities.

Fleming received a mandatory life sentence for the sexual battery conviction.