Update: Loganville man receives 4 life sentences plus 160 years for rape, child molestation

Update

Alcovy Circuit Court District Attorney Layla Zon said Andrew Torres received four life terms plus 160 years for his crimes. He was convicted last month for one count of rape, four counts of incest, two counts of aggravated child molestation and one count of aggravated sexual battery.

Initial story

On May 3, 2017, a jury convicted Andrew Torres, of Loganville, of one count of rape, four counts of incest, two counts of aggravated child molestation, and one count of aggravated sexual battery. These crimes took place over a period of more than 6 years.

According to Alcovy Circuit Court District Attorney Layla Zon, the abuse began when the victim was 8 years old. Torres is facing up to four consecutive life sentences for his crimes plus up to an additional 160 years in prison, ensuring that he will never again be able to victimize another child. He will be sentenced at a later date, but he currently remains in custody in the Walton County Detention Center pending sentencing. He was arrested in July last year.

The case was prosecuted by Senior Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Payne, Victim Services Director Kim Kelly, Victim Services Assistant Kerie Garrett, and Chief Investigator Josh Chambers. The case was investigated by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office.

 

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