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Man facing life in prison for raping child

Broderick Dewayne Crawford, DOB: 2/7/1983
Broderick Dewayne Crawford, DOB: 2/7/1983(CPSO)
Published: May. 21, 2021 at 4:37 PM CDT
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CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - A 38-year-old man is facing life imprisonment after being convicted of raping a child.

On Friday, May 21, Broderick Dewayne Crawford was convicted by a Caddo Parish jury of first-degree rape. The decision from the seven-man, five-woman jury was unanimous. The jury determined on July 21 or 22, 2019, Crawford forced an 11-year-old child to perform certain sexual acts upon him.

The mandatory sentence for first-degree rape is life in prison without the benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence. Crawford is scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Chris Victory on June 21.

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