- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 31, 2016

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man charged with raping a woman while free on bond as he awaited sentencing for sexually assaulting a child has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

The Missoulian newspaper reports (https://bit.ly/2c8jOwo ) that Lance Ring was sentenced Tuesday for raping a 6-year-old girl last year.

He had pleaded guilty in May to sexual intercourse without consent as part of a plea deal that called for a 25-year prison sentence with 15 years suspended. A judge released him ahead of sentencing.

While he was free, Ring was arrested and charged with raping a woman. That charge was dismissed as part of a subsequent plea agreement that recommended 25 years in prison.

Ring will not be eligible for parole until he completes the first two phases of sexual offender treatment.


Information from: Missoulian, https://www.missoulian.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide