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DeLeon Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Raping Child

Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 3:36PM

DeLeon Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Raping Child

***PRESS NOTICE***

 

June 14, 2019

 

State of Florida v. Jacob DeLeon

2016-101794 CFDL

Sexual Battery on a Child x 3

 

 

DeLand Man, 40, Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison Followed by Lifetime Probation for Raping Child

 

DELAND – Jacob DeLeon, 40, of DeLand, was sentenced today, June 14, 2019, to 30 years in a state prison facility following a plea to 3 counts of Sexual Battery on a Child. After his release from prison, DeLeon will face a lifetime of sexual-predator probation and be designated a sexual predator. Today’s plea spared the child-Victim from having to go through a traumatic trial process. DeLeon had been set for trial Monday, June 17, but pled today in lieu of going to trial.

 

DeLeon repeatedly raped a child over a four-year period. DeLeon’s prior criminal history included an out of state conviction for abusing a child more than 10 years ago.

 

Assistant State Attorney Megan Upchurch prosecuted the case. Circuit Judge James R. Clayton presided over the case and pronounced sentence.

 

For further information contact:

 

Spencer Stratton Hathaway

Managing Assistant State Attorney / Public Information Officer

Daytona Misdemeanor Division

Office of State Attorney R.J. Larizza

State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit

386-239-7710 x 14768

386-562-7140 - cell


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