VAN BUREN, Ark. (KNWA) — A 60-year-old man has been convicted and sentenced for raping a girl he also impregnated.
Lenin Alejandro-Alvarez of Van Buren was convicted Tuesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.
The girl became pregnant, and DNA evidence was used in the trial to confirm that he impregnated her.
Alejandro-Alvarez received 40 years for rape and 20 years for sexual assault. The sentences are to be served consecutively.
The trial lasted less than 2 days.
Prosecutor Marc McCune said Alvarez will have to serve 31 years before he’s eligible for parole.