Middle Tennessee man convicted in rape of 16-month-old

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (WVLT/WTVF) -- A Middle Tennessee man was convicted in the rape of a 16-month-old this week.

WTVF reported that a jury found Simon Porter, of Lawrenceburg, guilty of aggravated rape of a child and aggravated child abuse after deliberating for 30 minutes.

Porter was arrested in 2018 in Alabama after he was put on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted List.

Porter faces 45 to 85 years in prison.

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