A Sarasota County jury has convicted Jeffry Hagen, DOB 6/10/88, on six counts of Sexual Battery on a Child.
Detectives with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Hagen in March 2011 after 9-year-old girl reported he had sexually abused her for several months. Hagen confessed to the crime at the time of his arrest.
Assistant State Attorney Andrea McHugh prosecuted the case, and the jury convicted Hagen on Thursday, October 18, 2012. According to the State Attorney’s Office, Hagen will receive a mandatory life sentence in prison without parole.