Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) 45 year old David Meyers off Twin Falls learned his fate Monday inside of a Twin Falls Courtroom.
Meyers will spend the next 20 years to life behind bars for sexual assault of a minor child.
According to court records, Meyer sexually assaulted the minor child over an 8 year period.
Beginning when the child was only 3 years of age.
State prosecutors spent over 30 minutes describing in detail the crimes Meyer committed over that time.
The grandmother of the child was in the courtroom and was able to read a brief victim statement.
Her words brought many in the crowded courtroom to tears.
Judge Randy Stoker even likened the case to a murder.
Stating that the child will never be able to grow up to live a normal life thanks to Meyers actions.