Man sentenced to 283.5 years in prison for molesting children over 30-year span

Luis Guanajuato Martinez was convicted of molesting 10 children over the course of 30 years.

FLORENCE, Ariz. - A Casa Grande man convicted of molesting 10 children for 30 years will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

The victims ranged from family members to family friends, between 8 to 16 years of age.

According to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office, the first victim reported to law enforcement the defendant molested her between 1979 and 1983. The last report came from a 2012. 

Luis Guanajuato Martinez, 54, received 283.5 years in prison plus two lifetime prison sentences.

Martinez was convicted in July on 24 felony counts, including seven counts of sexual abuse, nine counts of molestation of a child, seven counts of sexual conduct with a minor, and one count of sexual assault for molesting ten children since 1979.

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