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Tinson convicted on sex charges; sentenced to life

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Roderick Leonard Tinson was convicted Friday morning on numerous sex charges in Dougherty County Superior Court, and was sentenced to life without parole.

Tinson was charged with rape, incest, aggravated child molestation, and sexual battery, and was convicted on all but one charge of rape, and one of incest.

Prosecutors say that Tinson began abusing a young female family member in 2011, and continued to abuse her for two years, until he was arrested.

Tinson is a sexual criminal recidivist, having been convicted of a rape in Clay County in 1997.


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