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Felton Man Gets 79-year Prison Sentence for Child Rape

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FELTON, Del.- A judge has sentenced a 47-year-old Felton man to 79 years in prison for his repeated rape of a young child, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday. 

According to the DOJ, in early 2015, Cephas was arrested after the mother of a young girl reported the abuse. The child regularly stayed with a relative who lived with Cephas.

A Delaware Superior Court jury convicted Cephas of four counts of unlawful sexual contact of a person less than 13 years of age, three counts of second-degree rape, one count each of continuous sexual abuse of a child, and sexual solicitation of a child.

Judge Jeffrey Clark sentenced Cephas to 79 years in prison followed by two years of probation.

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