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Tampa, Florida - The man who confessed to slipping his girlfriend an abortion pill is scheduled to turn himself into authorities at the federal authorities at 9:30 Wednesday morning.

On Monday afternoon, a federal judge sentenced John Andrew Welden to 13 years and 8 months in prison.

"Of course I'm remorseful for everything," said Welden while being escorted out of court in handcuffs and bulletproof vest to a waiting SUV.

Right now, the 29-year-old is under house arrest until Wednesday, when he will serve 10 years in prison for consumer product offense, and 44 months for mail fraud charges.

Court documents show Welden pleaded guilty to consumer product tampering after obtaining a bottle of the abortion drug Cyrotec, replaced the name on the bottle with the antibiotic Amoxicillin and tricked then girlfriend Remee Lee into taking them.

See also: Judge to Welden: Pill probably caused miscarriage

Welden must also pay $28,541 in restitution and three years of supervised release after his sentence is served.

He avoided the most serious charge of first degree murder by pleading guilty to the other criminal charges.

After court, Remme Lee did not share her thoughts about the verdict.

She walked past the press with a frame in her arms. As she did so, one reporter asked what the photos inside were of.

"My baby Memphis," Lee said as she showed the media cameras the sonograms of the child she lost.

Welden has 14 days to appeal the sentencing but it is unclear if he'll do that.

"It is what it is, and he's been sentence and he will move on and he will turn himself in as directed," said his attorney, Todd Foster.

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