7/2/2013 8:17 PM
by Courtney Rosemond
FAYETTEVILLE - A Fayette County man convicted of 18 sex crimes against a 9 year old in his care could spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Judge John Hatcher sentenced 34-year-old John Russell Stover to a minimum of 95 years in prison Tuesday.
A jury convicted Stover, after prosecutors say he locked his own son in a room while me molested the young girl.
Hatcher also denied Stover's request for a new trial following last week's allegations that a juror did not answer questions honestly during jury selection.
Stover's attorney Jim Adkins plans to file an appeal.