Akron teen sentenced to 15 years in prison for child rape

AKRON, Ohio - An Akron teenager will spend the next 15 years in prison for raping a child.

Dearco Whisenant, 19, pleaded guilty Monday to rape, a first degree felony, and gross sexual imposition, a third degree felony, for sexually assaulting a 5-year-old acquaintance.

Judge Lynne Callahan immediately sentenced Whisenant after his plea.

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