A 26-year-old Barberton man was found guilty of rape Wednesday according to Summit County Prosecutors.
Kevin Swift, of Iowa Place in Barberton, was found guilty of rape, domestic violence, gross sexual imposition, and intimidation of a crime victim.
On February 20, Swift made an unexpected visit that evening to the house of the woman with whom he has several children.
Following an argument, Swift followed the woman upstairs as she was putting her kids to bed. He then followed her to another bedroom, where he punched and raped her.
The victim emailed a friend in New York, asking for the police to be sent to her house. Swift then raped the woman a second time
Authorities arrived the next morning after receiving a call from the woman’s friend and arrested Swift, who was still at the house.
Swift will be sentenced August 12 by Judge Paul Gallagher.