Cayuga County man admits repeated sexual abuse of child

Judge Thomas Leone was reluctant to give 34-year-old Patrick Jackson only five years in prison.

Jackson was in Cayuga County Court on Thursday to admit to repeatedly forcing oral sexual conduct on a child from February 2012 to March 2014. The boy was between 4 and 6 years old at the time.

Members of the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office met with the child’s mother to confirm that the plea bargain — which would spare her son from testifying — was acceptable.

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