Child Rapist Sentenced to Life in Prison
Richard Frederick Jr., 25, of Streetsboro, was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to rape and gross sexual imposition charges.
Richard Frederick Jr. was sentenced Monday to life in prison for raping a five-year-old girl earlier this year.
Frederick, 25, of Streetsboro, pled guilty to rape, a first-degree felony; and gross sexual imposition, a third-degree felony, according to April Wiesner, chief spokeswoman of the Summit County Prosecutor's Office.
Frederick repeatedly raped the five-year-old child between January and May of this year, said Wiesner.
He was prosecuted by Sherri Bevan Walsh and sentenced by Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas.
Frederick will be eligible for parole in 2037.
Frederick was arrested June 8 following an investigation conducted by the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department.
He was residing and working in Cuyahoga Falls at the time of his arrest.