Man charged with criminal sexual conduct after 6-year old contracts STD

A 33-year-old Michigan man has been charged with criminal sexual conduct which includes the act of penetration after a 6-year-old girl was diagnosed with an STD.

The man, Brian Lee Gillespie, faces life in prison if convicted. Authorities believe the girl was assaulted from January to September 2013. The relationship between Gillespie and the child has not been made public, but the child's mother is said to be cooperating with authorities.

Gillespie is in jail and is currently held on $200,000 bond. He is scheduled for a court appearance on Oct. 9, 2014.

Brian Lee Gillespie