Breathitt County - A Breathitt County man pleaded guilty to sex abuse and sodomy charges.
Thomas Reed Stamper entered an Alford plea, meaning he did not confess to the crimes, but admitted that due to the amount of evidence against him, a jury would likely find him guilty.
The charges stem from crimes that occurred in 2005. The abuse took place at the child's mothers home while the mother was at work.
Sentencing is set for October 11th, prosecutors recommended a 13 year sentence.