421 years for kidnapper, rapist

September 19, 2007

BEAUFORT, S.C.---Vinson Filyaw was sentenced today to 421 years in prison.

Filyaw was convicted of kidnapping a 14-year-old girl and raping her in an underground bunker last year in Kershaw County. The girl was rescued a week later after sending her mother a text message.

Filyaw entered eleven guilty pleas yesterday.

Moments before he was sentenced, the victim's mother called him a monster.


WRDW.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903 Main Telephone: (803) 278-1212 Newsroom: (803) 278-3111 Fax: (803) 442-4561
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 9881216