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Man convicted of sexually abusing girl for nearly a decade

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Thursday, Sep. 12, 2013, at 4:50 p.m.

A Sedgwick County jury began deliberated just 90 minutes Thursday before convicting a Wichita man of sexually abusing a girl for nearly a decade.

Michael Rae, 38, was convicted of two counts of rape and seven other felonies for sexually abusing the girl from the age of 7 to 16. He was arrested after the girl’s mother found two cards containing photographs and videos of some of the encounters.

Rae will face a mandatory life prison sentence when he is sentenced Oct. 24 by District Judge Ben Burgess.

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