Chris Paschenko
Galveston County Daily News
Aug 6, 2011

GALVESTON — A man who represented himself at trial was convicted and sentenced Friday to 70 years in prison on a child sexual assault charge prosecutors said.

A jury deliberated less than 30 minutes before finding Thomas Wayne Florence 43 guilty of the Feb. 27 2010 sexual assault of a girl 16 at his Galveston home.