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Gold Canyon man gets life in prison after being convicted of sex crimes with child

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Posted at 9:54 AM, Aug 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-23 12:54:23-04

A 58-year-old Gold Canyon man convicted of a dangerous crime against children was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday.

According to officials, in 2013, a woman called authorities and a crisis hotline after learning about inappropriate conduct between Reginald Prashaw and her teenage daughter. Pinal County Sheriff's Officials discovered that the victim had been reportedly molested since she was 5 years old.

In July, Prashaw was convicted of five felony counts of sexual conduct with a minor and two felony counts of sexual abuse with a minor.

Reginald Prashaw will be spending life plus 85 years behind bars.