Teenager convicted of rape gets probation

October 3, 2007

AUGUSTA, Ga.---A teenager found guilty of raping a female student at Glenn Hills High School early this year was sentenced today.

Delone Kitchens, also known as Kitchings, was 16 at the time. He took the 15-year-old outside the school into some woods and raped her.

He could have faced ten years to life in prison, but the conviction was reduced to statutory rape, which is a misdemeanor, and Kitchens received 12 months probation.

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