A Provo man pleaded guilty Friday in 4th District Court to two counts of sodomy on a child, first-degree felonies.

Karl Carter, 56, of 866 N. 300 West, was originally charged with six counts of sodomy on a child, but four were dropped in a plea agreement. Judge Boyd L. Park referred Carter to Adult Probation and Parole for a pre-sentence report.Carter faces a term of five years to life in prison, with a minimum-mandatory sentence of five, 10 or 15 years. Carter's attorney, John Mussleman, said Carter may qualify for the incest exception. Carter will be sentenced Jan. 18.