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Man found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child

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Posted at 10:40 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 23:40:58-05

ROCKDALE, TEXAS — A jury found a Milam County man guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

The Milam County District Attorney's office said that a jury returned the guilty verdict after deliberating for over an hour on Feb. 22.

Shafer, 55, was found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of six.

Shafer was sentenced to 30 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He also pled guilty to two counts of indecency with a child for another victim and was sentenced to 20 years.