Man gets 35 years for Stone Co. rape - - Jackson, MS

Man gets 35 years for Stone Co. rape


WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) - Circuit Judge John Gargiulo has sentenced 29-year-old Anthony Mercie Expose to 35 years in prison for the rape of a woman in Stone County.

The judge sentenced Expose Wednesday immediately after a jury found him guilty in a 2-day trial.

Assistant District Attorney Beth McFadyen tells The Sun Herald that Expose claimed he had consensual sex with the woman, whom he'd known less than a week.

McFadyen said Expose had been out of prison about two months on a residential burglary conviction when the woman was raped on March 28, 2009.


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