12/02/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sexual Assault Defendant Requests Life Sentence: "I Don't Know How To Change"

An 11-year-old boy said his life had been "ruined" by an adult neighbor who sexually assaulted him numerous times at his Longmont apartment two years ago and that his abuser should be imprisoned for the rest of his life.

In a videotaped statement played at a drama-filled sentencing hearing Friday, the victim -- who was 9-years-old at the time he was assaulted -- said Frank Gutierrez, 64, should "stay away" from children and adults.

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