prison2xlap2 NH man pleads guilty in MA to child rape

A former Massachusetts man who had a three-year sexual relationship with a female relative starting when she was 15 has pleaded guilty to child rape and incest charges.

Louis Walters of Durham, N.H., was sentenced Thursday in Salem Superior Court to eight to nine years in state prison.

He faces similar charges in Strafford County Superior Court in New Hampshire next week, where he’s expected to receive a 10- to 20-year term on similar charges involving the same girl. Authorities say she moved with him when he moved to New Hampshire.

Prosecutors say the relationship started when the now 38-year-old Walters moved in with the girl’s parents in 2005.

His defense lawyer urged a judge to accept a deal worked out with prosecutors in Massachusetts and New Hampshire that allows Walters to serve the sentences concurrently.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s