35-year-old man convicted of rape involving a 9-year-old

(Photo Source: SCSO)
(Photo Source: SCSO)

(WMC) - A Cordova man was convicted of child rape and aggravated sexual battery involving a 9-year-old girl, according to Shelby County DA Amy Weirich.

Justin Tyler, 35, will be sentenced on Oct. 24 by Criminal Court Judge Chris Craft.

Tyler faces 25 years in prison for the rape conviction and eight to 12 years in prison on the sexual battery conviction. Neither of the sentences give Tyler the possibility of parole.

The crimes happened between April and June 2011 in the Stonebridge Apartments.

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