Northamptonshire man sentenced to 13 years in jail after being convicted of raping young girl

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A 75-year-old Northamptonshire man has been sentenced to 13 years in jail after he was found guilty of raping a young girl.

William Devlin, of Willow Brook Road, Corby, was convicted of raping the young girl after a trial at Northampton Crown Court.

The court heard the victim had suffered a great deal of psychological harm.

His Honour Judge Michael Fowler sentenced Devlin to 13 years in jail. He must serve half in custody before being released on licence.