Warren Co. man sentenced in child rape case

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A Warren County man was sentenced Wednesday for the rape of a child.

James Redman, 57, of Franklin Township, was arrested on July 24.

Police say the child, who is under the age of 13, was staying with Redman when the offense occurred. Detectives were notified by a family member of the child.

After an investigation, Redman was arrested and charged with rape, gross sexual imposition and importuning in Franklin Municipal Court.

He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Redman was also found to be a Tier III sexual offender. When he is eventually released from prison, he will be required to register every 90 days for life.

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