Man sentenced to life in prison after raping several young kids at his wife's in-home daycare Man pleads guilty to raping kids

GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to multiple counts of rape and sexual imposition.

Matthew Case, of Rio Grande, was sentenced Thursday to 180 years to life in prison.

The victims range in ages from 3 to 7. Case pleaded guilty to there being seven victims, but the Gallia County Prosecutor Jason Holdren says they now know of at least 16 victims.

Case was sentenced 15 years to life on 10 rape counts and 60 months for 6 sexual imposition charges.

He appeared in court wearing a bulletproof vest.

Holdren says most of the victims in this case are girls.

The incidents happened at an in-home daycare being run by Case's wife.

Investigators say up to 20 kids were signed up at the daycare around the time the incidents happened.

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