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Phoenix man gets 25 years in prison for sexual abuse of a child

Aug 16, 2022, 8:00 PM
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PHOENIX — A Phoenix man last week was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the sexual abuse of a child.

Avery Ulate, 39, admitted to authorities in 2019 that he knowingly engaged in sexual contact with a child under the age of 12, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona.

Ulate also said he sexually abused the child, a member of Navajo Nation, for years, according to the release.

He pleaded guilty to one count of abusive sexual contact with a child.

Ulate will face lifetime supervised release after his sentence ends.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Navajo Nation Department of Criminal Investigations conducted the investigation.

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