By Tiffany Williams –
Following a four day trial, today in Salem Superior Court, a jury fund Anibal Gonzalez guilty of rape of a child and 3 counts of indecent assault and battery on a person under 14.
Gonzalez raped and sexually assaulted the victim, who was 8 to 13 years old at the time, between 1996 and 2002. The victim disclosed the assaults in 2016.
Judge James Lang sentenced Gonzalez to serve 15 to 18 years in state prison and 3 years of probation upon his release.