BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a 14-year-old girl.
WHIO-TV (http://bit.ly/XxQR0F ) says 35-year-old Michael Williams had pleaded guilty in January. He was sentenced Tuesday in Bellefontaine, in west-central Ohio.
He will also have to serve five years of probation after he gets out of prison and register as a sex offender.
Authorities say Williams was arrested Aug. 3 after a member of the victim's family reported the crime to Bellefontaine police. Prosecutors noted for the court that the victim suffered "serious emotional harm" at the hands of Williams.
Information from: WHIO-TV, http://www.whiotv.com