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Canton man sentenced for rape of 5 year-old

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CANTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Canton man is headed to prison for raping a child at the Frey's Lane Apartments in 2010. 

Challis Lewis, 28, pleaded guilty to both statutory rape and sexual battery of a five year old. 

The Madison County Circuit Clerk confirms Lewis was sentenced to 33 years, plus 33 years. The sentences must run concurrently. 

Lewis is a convicted felon with a long criminal past.

Investigators used DNA evidence to link Lewis to the crime.

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