Haverford Man Convicted of Child Sex Abuse, Faces Up to 40 Years in Prison

Authorities say the abuse took place while the young child was left under the man's supervision.

What to Know

  • Michael Kaminsky faces decades in prison for child sex assault convictions.
  • He will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
  • The abuse took place while Kaminsky was left in charge of the child.

A man in Haverford Township, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to a maximum of four decades behind bars for repeatedly sexually assaulting a preschool-aged child in 2017.

Michael Kaminsky, 47, was convicted of sexually abusing the then four-year-old after a jury trial in November 2018. He will face a 13 to 40-year prison sentence.

Kaminsky was found guilty of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a child, sexual assault, indecent assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

"The deplorable actions of Michael Kaminsky are abhorrent and beyond reprehensible,” Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland said Tuesday. “As the result of the courageous testimony of the victim and his family, the defendant will be in prison for a very long time, and he can cause no more harm.”

As part of his sentence, Kaminsky will also have to register as a sex offender for the remainder of his life under Megan’s Law.

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