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Region 8 man convicted in rape of 5-year-old

Kendall Maurice Davis      Provided by Craighead Co. Sheriff's Dept. Kendall Maurice Davis Provided by Craighead Co. Sheriff's Dept.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Bono man is sentenced to 25 years in prison for the rape of a 5-year-old girl.

According to the Craighead County Prosecutor's Office, Kendall Maurice Davis was sentenced to 25 years in prison with an additional 10 years suspended sentence for the rape of a 5-year-old girl in January.

The trial started Friday, and on Monday Circuit Judge Cindy Thyer sentenced Davis to prison. The victim in the case also testified in the non-jury trial.

Craighead County Deputy Prosecutor Alan Copelin represented the state.

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