EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSConvicted Rapist Sentenced To Life in Prison
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Reported by: Kallie Cart
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Jul. 19, 2013 9:06 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 19, 2013 10:36 PM EDT
Portsmouth , Scioto County , Ohio
A convicted rapist from Ohio could spend the rest of his life in jail.
A judge sentenced Michael Lockhart, 52, to life in prison with the eligibility of parole after 15 years.
Lockhart pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of rape involving three young girls, all under the age of 18, between 2002 and 2009.
The Scioto County man will also have to register as a sex offender if he is ever granted parole.
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