BOYTON BEACH, Florida — On Wednesday night, a sheriff’s deputy responded to a local hospital in reference to a sexual battery case.
Hospital officials informed the deputy that the underage girl was pregnant.
The child told the deputy that Elvin Benitez-Lopez, 38, had been sexually assaulting her since she was 9 years old.
Benitez-Lopez told investigators that sometime after Halloween he had “a moment of weakness” with the child, but that it only happened once.
Benitez-Lopez is charged with sexual battery and impregnation of a child.