Ottawa County man found guilty of rape

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MINNEAPOLIS, Kansas – An Ottawa County man was found guilty Friday afternoon of rape and other sex crimes.

Bernard Orville Wallin, 79, Minneapolis, was found guilty of one count of rape, three counts of aggravated criminal sodomy and two counts of aggravated sexual battery by an Ottawa County jury.

Wallin was found not guilty on one count of rape, two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy and one count of aggravated sexual battery.

Judge Jerome Helmer presided over the trial.

Sentencing is scheduled for November 12 at 9:30 a.m.

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