Clermont Co. man convicted of rape

Michael Richardson, 38 (Source: Clermont County Jail)
Michael Richardson, 38 (Source: Clermont County Jail)

BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - A Clermont County jury on Monday convicted a Union Township man on rape and other charges.

Michael Richardson, 38, was convicted of eight counts of rape, four counts of gross sexual imposition and three counts of felonious assault.

The charges stemmed from sexual conduct that took place between Richardson and three boys who were ages 4, 7 and 10 at the time of the sexual abuse, the Clermont County Prosecutor's Office said.

Six of counts carry life sentences.

Clermont County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Ferenc will sentence Richardson Feb. 13.

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