Akron man sentenced to life for rape of 6-year-old girl

Akron man sentenced to life for rape of 6-year-old girl

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - An Akron man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday in Summit County Court.

Carey Collins, 26, pleaded guilty to the rape of a 6-year-old girl.

In November of 2015, while at a family cookout, Collins took the victim outside and performed oral sex on her. Collins was discovered by the girl's father.

Collins is eligible for parole after 25 years. Judge Amy Corrigall Jones also designated Collins a Tier III sex offender meaning if Collins is released from prison, he will have to register as a sex offender with the sheriff's department every 90 days for the rest of his life.

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