An Akron man will be spending the rest of his life in prison with parole eligibility in ten years.
28-year-old Timothy Schussler was sentenced to life in prison on Monday after pleading guilty to rape and gross sexual imposition charges.
He will be eligible for parole in 2023.
Schussler was also labelled a Tier III sex offender, which requires him to register his address and his place of employment for the rest of his life.
According to prosecutors, Schussler sexually assaulted a nine-year-old acquaintance in October of last year.