Favorable Sentencing on Child Rape Charge in Augusta County
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Individual charged with having sexual intercourse with a female under 13 years old and 8 other serious, related felonies in Augusta County. Individual agreed to plead guilty to the sexual intercourse charge and faced mandatory life sentence because of then-recent change in Virginia’s sentencing scheme. Because of motions filed by counsel, the prosecution agreed to remove the mandatory life sentence. Individual ultimately received a 16-year active sentence.