It’s a 100-year-sentence for an Elkhart man convicted of two counts of child molesting.
30-year-old Christan Benitez was accused in the rape of a girl under the age of 8.
The victim told investigators Benitez threatened to, “whoop her” if she told anyone.
A warrant for his arrest was issued in 2018, but his trail was postponed several times. That was until this past summer when he went in front of a jury.
The Elkhart Truth reports Benitez at his sentencing hearing said he intends to appeal.