Bartlett man sentenced to 27 years in prison for child rape case

Bartlett man sentenced to 27 years in prison for child rape case
Patrick Phillips, 45, was convicted in September of raping a child and aggravated sexual battery. (Source: SCSO)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Bartlett man will spend the next few decades behind bars after being convicted of raping the daughter of a woman he previously dated.

Patrick Phillips, 45, was convicted in September of raping a child and aggravated sexual battery.

The incident occurred in November 2012. Several days later, the 12-year-old victim left a note for her mother describing the rape.

Phillips was sentenced to 27 years in prison without the possibility of parole.

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