Columbus Grove Man Sentenced In Allen County Rape Case

12/13/18 – 7:18 A.M.

A Columbus Grove man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. WLIO-TV reports 62-year-old Richard Byrd received a 56-years to life sentence for several rape convictions Wednesday. Byrd pleaded guilty to ten counts of rape, two counts of sexual battery and one count of gross sexual imposition.

All of the victims involved in the case were minors.

Byrd is 62-years-old.