A Vermont man who authorities say possessed and shared child pornography and filmed himself sexually assaulting children younger than 16 has pleaded guilty.
The Rutland Herald reports 24-year-old Stuart Lizotte Jr., of Rutland, entered guilty pleas in Rutland on Tuesday to charges of sexual assault on a person younger than 13, promoting a visual sexual recording and possession of child pornography.
He faces a maximum of life in prison when he's sentenced on March 21. The judge ordered the Department of Corrections to conduct a pre-sentence investigation, with a psychosexual evaluation.
Authorities say Lizotte was charged in August 2013. They say he admitted to possessing more than 100 child pornography files. The charges against him were amended in 2014 after police say Lizotte filmed himself assaulting children.