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Hillsboro man gets life for raping 5-year-old girl

A Hillsboro man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping a 5-year-old girl he was baby-sitting, the Kansas attorney general's office said today.

Randy Herbel, 42, was convicted in Marion County of one count of rape of a child and one count of aggravated indecent liberties.

Prosecutors said the acts occurred in August 2006 while Herbel was baby-sitting the girl in Hillsboro. He will have to serve 25 years before he is eligible for parole.

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