BRIMFIELD, Ohio — An Akron man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping an 8-year-old girl, according to News 5's media partners at the Akron Beacon Journal .
John Garvin, 28, raped the girl between Nov. 1, 2018 and Feb. 16, 2018 in Brimfield.
He was originally charged with five counts of rape, each a first-degree felony, and five counts of sexual imposition, each a third-degree felony, along with one county of failing to register as a sex offender.
Most of the charges against him were dropped in a plea deal.
The child's grandmother told the court her granddaughter was in treatment and had to transfer from a public school to a private school because of the trauma.
To read the Akron Beacon Journal's full story, click here .