Sanel Saint-Simon gets life sentence for killing girlfriend's daughter
Alexandria Chery, 16, found dead in 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. – A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing the teenage daughter of his longtime girlfriend.
The Orlando Sentinel reported that Sanel Saint-Simon was sentenced Tuesday.
Orange County jurors found Saint-Simon guilty in April of first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse.
Landscapers found 16-year-old Alexandria Chery's body on the Osceola-Polk county line in August 2014, several days after she was reported missing.
Saint-Simon helped raise Chery since she was about 5 years old. Her family has said Saint-Simon sexually abused her before her murder.
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