Westby man sentenced in federal court for sexual assault

Published On: Dec 24 2013 12:49:41 PM CST   Updated On: Oct 30 2013 08:27:49 AM CDT

A federal judge in Madison sentenced 23-year-old Michael Eales of Westby Tuesday for the repeated sexual assault of an 18-month-old child.

Court records say Eales sexually assaulted the child during Skype video chats, while a person in Louisiana recorded some of the videos. Eales admitted to it happening about 20 times.

He will spend 30 years in prison and will be supervised for the rest of his life.