Stephen Jerome Roder

Stephen Jerome Roder

BELTON — Stephen Jerome Roder, 27, of Belton, was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Roder was convicted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl who told a friend and a Belton school counselor.

The sexual assaults happened in May.

A written statement from Roder had his confession to the sexual assault.

Roder was in the Bell County Jail on Wednesday as he waited for his transfer to prison.