Sex offender gets life in prison for raping 7-year-old

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping a 7-year-old girl in a stranger’s apartment six weeks after he was freed from prison for another rape.

The Wichita Eagle reports that 24-year-old Corbin Breitenbach won’t be eligible for parole under the sentence ordered Tuesday for attempted capital murder, rape, aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated burglary.

The attack happened in June 2017 while the victim was spending the night at a friend’s condo in Wichita. Prosecutors say Breitenbach quietly sneaked in, choked her into unconsciousness and sexually assaulted her.

The girl, now 9, described the attack as “scary” in a video that was played before the sentence was imposed. District Attorney Marc Bennett gave her a fist bump before she left the courtroom surrounded by family.

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Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com