An Endicott man is spending the next six years in prison after admitting he sexually abused a nine year old girl.

25 year old Jeremy Hamilton has pleaded guilty to felony criminal sexual act.

During sentencing, the now 12-year old victim even addressed her abuser.  Hamilton apologized to the child and her family.

Hamilton will register as a sex offender and spend 20 years on probation.

The Endicott man had been charged with predatory sexual assault against a child and could have been looking at up to life in prison.

He was arrested in October of 2017 under an investigation conducted by the Vestal Police.  The abuse had reportedly taken place at an address in the Town in December of 2015.