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Youngstown man sentenced for having sexual contact with six-year-old

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A Youngstown man, who once could have faced life in prison for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl, has been sentenced to three years behind bars.

42-year-old George Berendt was originally charged with rape, but a mistrial was declared in 2008 after a judge declared that his attorney was not following orders from the court.

Berendt pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of gross sexual imposition, and was sentenced on Tuesday.

 

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