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An Oceana County man who admitted to having a sexual relationship with a child is heading to prison.

Richard Uhl will spend 18-60 years in prison for first-degree sex crimes in Mason County.

Uhl started abusing the girl after he moved in with her mother.

We’re told the situation went on for two years.

Uhl also threatened the girl not to say anything to anyone about the abuse.

He is also charged with extortion, a charge he pleaded no contest to.