Elderly Granby Man to Serve 5 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting Children

A 75-year-old man convicted of sexually assaulting two children over a period of several years has been sentenced to five years in prison and 10 years of special parole.

Kenneth Baker, of Old Simsbury Road in Granby, learned his fate in Hartford Superior Court on Monday. Police said he sexually assaulted two juveniles whom he knew.

Baker was arrested in June 2014 and charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault, one count of second-degree sexual assault, one count of third-degree sexual assault, three counts of fourth-degree sexual assault and 14 counts of risk of injury to a minor.

He was convicted of two counts of illegal sexual contact in February of this year, according to online court records. The offenses date back to July 2007.

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