Lucedale Man Sentenced For Sexual Battery Against 11-Year-Old Girl

George County Circuit Court sentenced John Anthony Bryant, 32, of Lucedale to twenty years in prison for two counts of sexual battery against an 11-year-old girl.

Investigators used DNA to link Bryant to the crimes after the victim gave birth to a child.

After he serves 20 years, Bryant will spend five years on parole and will have to register as a sex offender.