A Sandy man pleaded guilty Friday in 4th District Court to sexual abuse of a child, a second-degree felony.

Ross Lindgren, 66, was originally charged with aggravated sexual abuse, a first-degree felony; exhibiting harmful material to minors, a third-degree felony; lewdness, a class A misdemeanor; and the sexual abuse charge. Three of the charges were dropped in exchange for the guilty plea.Lindgren was accused pursuant to an incident in June, when he took several children to Diamond Fork Canyon hot springs and coerced them into swimming nude.

He will be sentenced on March 1 after Adult Probation and Parole conducts a pre-sentence investigation.