Jury returns verdict in child rape trial for Mifflin County man

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By Bret Pallotto

After spending more than two years in jail and sitting through two mistrials, a 37-year-old Mifflin County man was found guilty of all charges Thursday, including the repeated rapes of an 11-year-old girl.

Seven women and five men deliberated for about two and a half hours before convicting Matthew Sheffer of 10 counts of child rape, one count of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, three counts of aggravated indecent assault and 14 counts of indecent assault. (Click here to read more)

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