NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A man was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison for coercion and enticement of a child and penalties for a registered a sex offender.
63-year-old Mark Anthony Lowe, of Fort Worth, Texas, was also sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release, according to the Department of Justice.
Lowe pleaded guilty to the charges on April 26.
According to court documents, Lowe admitted he sexually assaulted a six year-old child while visiting the child’s family on Langley Air Force Base during the 2015 Christmas holiday.
The child was taken to an area hospital and examined by a sexual assault nurse examiner and a sexual assault forensic report was completed.
Lowe, a registered sex offender, had a criminal record which includes numerous sexual assault offenses with a child in 1993 in Texas.