Man sentenced 18 years for child sexual assault in Rockford

Courtesy: Winnebago County Sheriff's Office
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man was sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexual assault of a child in Rockford.

Marques Lemar Tate, 37, pled guilty to an aggravated criminal sexual assault charge in September.

Police received a complaint in June 2017 alleging that Tate had sexually assaulted a child.

Tate's sentence will be followed by at least three years of mandatory supervised release. He will also be required to register as a sexual predator for life.