LANCASTER, Pa. — A Lancaster man accused of sexually molesting a child for seven years recently pleaded guilty to charges related to his infant daughter's drowning death.
Manheim Township Police say 46-year-old Geoffrey Bussard was arrested on Feb. 14 after an investigation into the sexual assault of a child.
Bussard is charged with the following after allegedly molesting the victim from August 2006 to August 2013:
Detectives filed a criminal complaint the day before Bussard was taken into custody.
Bussard was remanded to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $250,000 bail.
On Feb. 8, Bussard entered a guilty plea in Lancaster County Court to misdemeanor endangering a child after his 3-year-old daughter wandered out of his home and drowned.
He will serve a five-year probation term in that case.
The child's mother also pleaded guilty in county court to involuntary manslaughter and endangering a child. Rehm will serve 1-2 years in prison, followed by four years of probation.