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Man sentenced to 1 year behind bars after plea in rape case

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A man accused of breaking into a woman’s home and raping her while her son was in the room sleeping was sentenced to one year behind bars Friday.

Our Partners in News at ABC 21 report that Charles Marcum II, 47, was sentenced to two years and 183 days, with one year executed and one year and 183 days suspended. He was also given 145 days of jail credit and was issued a no-contact order.

RELATED: Defendant asks to drop plea deal

Marcum pleaded guilty to a count of unlawful residential entry after the victim agreed to the plea deal. He was originally charged with two counts of rape and burglary in the case.

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Buck December 9, 2019 at 3:42 pm

1 year? Allen county prosecutor’s must be proud of the “great” deal they made with this rapist. Women of Fort Wayne should not accept this. Please speak up!

john December 10, 2019 at 11:32 am

she agreed I’m at a loss.


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