An Orem man who has spent the past 10 months undergoing mental evaluations related to several sex charges was sentenced Friday to one to 15 years in the Utah State Prison.

Larry Gene Carter, 39, was sentenced by Judge Cullen Y. Christensen for sexual abuse of a child, a second-degree felony. He was originally charged with sodomy on a child, a first-degree felony.Carter recently returned from a 90-day evaluation at the prison's diagnostic unit. There are six other sex charges pending against him involving children.