OCALA — A jury took just under an hour Wednesday to find an Ocklawaha man guilty of capital sex battery and lewd and lascivious molestation of a child under age 12.
David Lamont, 61, faces a mandatory life sentence for the sex battery count and up to 30 years in prison for the molestation count.
Florida law requires a life sentence without the possibility of parole in sex battery cases where the offender is older than age 18 and the victim is younger than 12. Circuit Judge Willard Pope set a sentencing date of July 7.
This story was chosen because Dr Mohr [Associate Medical Director, Child Protection Team Pediatric] had worked on this case when she was the Medical Director at UF.
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