81-year-old Paul Levan of Barberton gets life in prison for raping 5-year-old girl

BARBERTON, Ohio - An 81-year-old man from Summit County was sentenced to life in prison for raping a young girl.

Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh said Paul Levan of Barberton pleaded guilty to rape for sexually assaulting an acquaintance. Walsh said the victim was a 5-year-old girl.

A judge sentenced Levan to life in prison. He will also carry the title of a "tier III" sex offender.

Levan will be up for parole after serving 10 years behind bars.

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