A La Crosse man will spend the next six years behind
after using religion to repeatedly sexually assault
47-year-old Jonathan Hart is being sentenced to six
years in prison .
and 4 years extended supervision.
According to the criminal complaint .
Hart told the girl they were meant to be in God's
and used the Bible to persuade her into having sex
multiple times over the course of a year.
The teenager told police Hart also proposed to her
and told her they were married.
Hart also kept a bedroom for the girl at his house.
The abuse was discovered when the girl disclosed the
information to a pastor last summer.