56 year old Thomas Ellis was sentenced to 45 years behind bars without parole for sexual battery and gratification of lust Thursday.
Ellis was found guilty of sexually abusing his nine year old stepdaughter by a Hinds County jury.
He was previously convicted in 1999 of the sexual battery of his then seven year old stepdaughter and in 1993 for gratification of lust on his nine year old nephew.
©2011 WLBT. All rights reserved.
There is new information in the weekend fatal shooting of a Scott County man. The victim, Bradley Paul Harrison, is the brother-in-law of State Representative Tim Miles.More >>