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Prosecutor: Evansville man sentenced to 9 years for rape

Published: May. 10, 2017 at 7:37 PM CDT|Updated: May. 20, 2017 at 3:37 PM CDT
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VANDERBURGH CO., IN (WFIE) - An Evansville man has been sentenced to nine years for rape, according to the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office.

In April, a jury found Edward Meiggs, 43, guilty of rape after a three-day trial.

We're told Meiggs was arrested in May of 2015 after a complaint of inappropriate sexual behavior from a customer at his business, Evansville Metaphysics.

According to a release from the prosecutor's office, Meiggs will serve his sentence at the Indiana Department of Corrections.

We're told he will be placed on the sex offender registry database.

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