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Serial rapist sentenced on multiple charges

The man accused of raping three women in Benton Harbor in 2015 has been sentenced.

He was convicted in May 2016 on the following counts:

  • Criminal sexual conduct in the 1st degree (3 counts)
  • Assault by strangulation (2 counts)
  • Home invasion 1st degree
  • Attempted assault by strangulation
  • Interfering with a telecommunications device

Berrien County Prosecutor Michael Sepic says Stewart was sentenced to 40-60 years on two of the criminal sexual conduct charges, 37 ½  to 60 y years on the other criminal sexual conduct charge. On the two assault by strangulation counts, he received 25 -60 years in prison.

He was also sentenced on several lesser charges, according to Sepic.

All of the sentences are to be served concurrently.

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