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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Ashland Man Sentenced to LIFE IN PRISON for Rape

AKRON, Ohio– Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced today that Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Kathryn Michael sentenced Noah Kyle, 26, of East 10thStreet in Ashland, to LIFE IN PRISON for raping a young child he knew.

Kyle is eligible for parole after serving 15 years of his sentence. Judge Michael also designated Kyle a Tier III sex offender. If Kyle is released from prison, he would have to register with the local sheriff every 90 days for the rest of his life.

Prior to sentencing, Kyle pled guilty to the following charges:

•Rape – a Felony of the 1stDegree

In June of 2021, the survivor, who was under 10 at the time, first reported being raped by Kyle while living in Stow. Investigators used DNA to connect Kyle to the crime.

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