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Child rapist sentenced to 28 years in prison for possessing child pornography

AKRON, Ohio — A Barberton sex offender previously convicted of raping one girl and sexually assaulting another will spend 28 more years in prison for possessing child pornography.

Summit County Common Pleas Judge Christine Croce sentenced Jeffrey Haught, 56, on Tuesday. Haught pleaded guilty Aug. 7 to seven second-degree felony charges of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor.

Haught has been a registered sex offender since his two convictions, one in 1987 for raping a 14-year-old in Franklin Township and another for gross sexual imposition involving a 7-year-old Akron girl.

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