A 31-year-old Somerville resident was sentenced to 10 years in state prison by Judge Reva Towslee Corbett following a hearing in the Washington County 21st Judicial District Court Thursday.

The defendant pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony, on Oct. 10 in relation to a Nov. 1, 2016, incident — approximately five months before William Robert Rowell began her transition with hormone replacement therapy in March of 2017.

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