A Honduran man living in Bacliff was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in 2016.

Jonas Marquina, 25, pleaded guilty on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and a charge of injury to a child was dismissed as part of a plea agreement, Assistant District Attorney Anthony Smith said.

Marquina raped the girl while she was at a birthday party in Bacliff on Oct. 3, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com

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