Judge Imposes Maximum Penalty on Romero for Sexual Assault of a Child

LUBBOCK, TX - Luis Coronado Romero, 43, was sentenced to life in prison Thursday for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

A jury convicted Romero this week.

During the sentencing phase of the trial, a federal agent testified that Romero was the subject of an immigration hold.  Prosecutors also presented evidence that Romero was involved in home burglaries.  Doorbell video, DNA evidence and a stolen rifle were presented as evidence.

During the trial, an underage girl testified that in July of 2016, she woke up with Romero touching her inappropriately.  She testified that he then forced her into sex.

She testified that she tried to get him off of her but she couldn’t.  

Sentencing was decided by State District Judge John “Trey” McClendon 

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