62-year-old man convicted of raping 12-year-old child

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Memphis, Tenn. — A Memphis man has been convicted of raping a child.

According to the District Attorney’s Office, 62-year-old Gary Barnett raped a 12-year-old girl in October of 2016, and had been sexually assaulting her for four years.

He was convicted of the rape this past Friday.

Barnett was also convicted of aggravated sexual battery. He faces a minimum of 25 years in prison without parole.

Barnett will be sentenced on March 29.

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