SMITH COUNTY, Texas — A Smith County jury has sentenced an Oklahoma man to life without parole for the continuous sexual abuse of a child. 

According to the Smith County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, on Wednesday a Smith County jury found Michael Orr, 43, guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a young child.

During three days of testimony, the jury heard evidence that he abused the 7-year-old girl for over a month in 2014. 

According to the DA's Office, Orr was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole. 

The case was investigated by Jennifer Stockwell with the Smith County Sheriff’s Department along with the Smith County Children’s Advocacy Center. Bryan Jiral and Heath Chamness of the Smith County District Attorney’s Office prosecuted the case.