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A man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after admitting to sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy



Pea Ridge – According to the court documents, his name is Ashton Hill and he pleaded guilty Wednesday to sexual assault.

The 32-year-old man was arrested April 5, 2019.

The boy was interviewed at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County.

Hill took off his pants and sexually assaulted him.

The boy said Hill threatened to kill him and his mother if he told anyone about the abuse.

Hill is required to register as a sex offender and complete a sex offender treatment program.