A former Walt Disney Company Vice President was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl following a child abuse investigation.
According to court documents, Laney, 73, began abusing the victim in 2009, when she was about 7-years-old, and there were multiple incidents of abuse spanning about two years
Laney will serve 81 months for four counts of first-degree child sexual abuse.
Judge Benjamin Souede had previously acquitted Laney of three counts of first-degree rape and three counts of first-degree sex abuse.
Michael Laney attempted to wriggle out of the prison sentence by claiming that his wife is too sick to be left alone.