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Louisville man sentenced for raping family member dozens of times

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man who pleaded guilty to raping a family member has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Larry Lewis, 67 pleaded guilty to 27 charges including rape, incest and sodomy.The crimes were committed between 2012 and 2013 in Spencer County.

The victim, who is now 18, says Lewis raped her most of her life, starting around age 5. 

"I could have charged him with many more counts than that," said Shannon White with the Spencer County Sheriff's Office. "It was every day, multiple times some days."

Lewis is already a convicted sex offender. Officials say he raped a 14-year-old in Nelson County and was released from prison in 2002. 

During sentencing, Lewis apologized for his actions. 


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