A Nauvoo man pleaded guilty to sexual abuse and child pornography charges Thursday.

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In Hancock County Circuit Court, 34 year old Daniel Lafferty pleaded guilty to one count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and two counts of child pornography.

Lafferty was sentenced to a total of 55 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Lafferty was arrested in May of 2019 after an investigation into a reported sexual abuse of a child.