Pennington County man found guilty of raping a child to serve lengthy prison sentence
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - A Pennington County man found guilty of three counts of first-degree rape, one count of sexual contact, and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor is sentenced to 70 years in prison.
Ryan Corley, 38, was convicted in June of raping a child and sentenced to 100 years for each count of 1st-degree rape, with 30 years suspended on each count. For the sexual contact charge, he was sentenced to 15 years and two years for the exploitation of a minor. All of these sentences will run concurrently.
“Years of a little girl’s life, stolen by a man acting on his depraved sexual desires. And for those stolen years, he deserves a lengthy prison sentence,” said State’s Attorney senior deputy Roxanne Hammond.
The Pennington County State’s Attorney’s Office added that Corley will be eligible for parole when he is 70 years old.
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