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Bucks County Physicist Found Guilty Of Sexually Abusing 8-Year-Old Girl Nearly Every Day For 2 Years

BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) -- A jury has convicted a Bucks County physicist of "disturbing child sex crimes." Thomas Padikal, 71, was found guilty of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl nearly every day for two years.

It started in 2007 when he lived in Bensalem.

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Prosecutors say Padikal was obsessed with the girl and pasted pictures of her face over pictures of grown women's bodies.

He'll be sentenced after a mental health evaluation.

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