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Bethlehem Man Sentenced for Raping 11-Year-Old

Hector Otmo gets 5 1/2 to 15 years for December 2009 attack.

A Bethlehem man was sentenced to no less than 5 1/2 years in prison by a Northampton County judge for raping an 11-year-old girl in 2009, according to this Morning Call report.

The report says Hector Otmo, 25, apparently badmouthed the victim to his pre-sentence evaluators, saying the sex was consensual and the girl had provoked it. Judge Anthony Beltrami said he was offended by those comments.

tom marshall June 09, 2011 at 01:21 AM
If he was so offended why did he only give him 5 &1/2 years? Just think how offended the poor 11 yeard old is. Will she be OK in 5 & 1/2 years. What a crock this is.
Daryl Nerl (Editor) June 09, 2011 at 02:49 AM
Just by way of clarification, 5 1/2 was the minimum sentence. The maximum is 15 years, as it says in the sub-head.

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