A transgender woman found guilty of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in a bathroom could face 70 years in jail.
Michelle Martinez – known as Miguel before identifying as a female – was convicted of first and second degree sexual abuse of a minor on Wednesday.
The young girl had told police that Martinez – from Casper, Wyoming – took her to a bathroom before touching her breasts and genitalia.
According to the Billings Gazette, she then penetrated the girl.
The victim later told her mother about the ordeal with Martinez, who was a family friend.
Nurses at Wyoming Medical Center then found redness and abrasions on the girl’s genitalia.
The girl told an interviewer from the Children’s Advocacy Project that Martinez should be jailed, the Casper Star Tribune reported.
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Source: Daily Mail