Abilene man receives life in prison for child sex crime

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – An Abilene man has been sentenced to life in prison for a 2019 child sex crime.

<em>Courtesy of the Taylor County Jail</em>
Courtesy of the Taylor County Jail

Timothy Rhodes was found guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a child and two counts of indecency with a child by a jury on January 25, 2024.

Abilene man sentenced to life in prison for child sex crime

The jury took less than 30 minutes to find him guilty and less than 30 minutes to come back with a life sentence.

A complaint stated that Rhodes committed two or more counts of sexual abuse to a child younger than 14 between April 2019 and January 2021.

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