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Ohio man sentenced to life in prison for child rape

TiffinOhio.net Staff

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Richard Rose Jr. (Photo courtesy Ottawa County Jail)

PORT CLINTON, Ohio — A Port Clinton man was sentenced to five consecutive terms of life in prison after a jury found him guilty of raping a young child.

59-year-old Richard Rose Jr. was found guilty in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court last week of five counts of rape.

Rose raped a then 6-year-old girl in 2005 and 2006, according to court documents.

Rose was sentenced to life in prison for each count.

Rose originally faced 50 felony rape charges after police investigated the case, but 45 of those charges were dismissed.

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