47-year old man sentenced to life in prison after sexually assaulting 10-year old girl

David Tackett was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday in Raleigh County Court.

The 47-year old Tackett learned his fate during a plea hearing and sentencing. Back in 2013, he sexually assaulted a 10-year old girl in her home in Beckley.

Tackett pleaded guilty on all four charges, including nighttime burglary and two counts of sexual assault, and cannot appeal the sentencing.

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