MCDONOUGH, Georgia. Georgia a man who pleaded guilty to raping and impregnating a 12-year-old relative will serve 25 years in prison.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 38-year-old Michael Arnold on Tuesday took a plea agreement that requires him to serve every day of that sentence, and then the rest of his life to the test.
Prosecutors said he acknowledged sexually assaulting a woman in comparison with the previous year. Henry County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Megan Matteucci said the child’s mother contacted authorities after her daughter gave birth to a stillborn baby. Matteucci says the girl did not know she was pregnant. DNA identified Arnold as the father.
At the time of release, Arnold must register as a sex offender and have no contact with the victim.
District Attorney Darius Pattillo, says the family of the victim is satisfied with Arnold sense.
Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com