OGLETOWN, Del. (AP) – A Michigan man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping a 15-year-old girl he met online and then met in person at an Ogletown, Delaware, motel.
Department of Justice officials say 40-year-old William Burrows was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to sexual solicitation of a child and fourth-degree rape.READ MORE: New Concerns Over Rise In Dog Attacks Against U.S. Postal Workers
Authorities say Burrows traveled in July 2015 from Benton Harbor, Michigan, to Ogletown and raped the girl. Two days later, Burrows threatened two of the victim’s friends with a box cutter, telling them to stay away from the victim.READ MORE: Michigan Gas Prices Reach Highest Rate Since 2014
Burrows must also serve six months at Level IV home confinement and two years at Level III probation following his prison sentence. He must also register as a sex offender and undergo sex offender counseling.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
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