The Nation

Kevin Coe was sentenced in Seattle to 55 years plus life in prison for three first-degree rape convictions in the retrial of Spokane's "South Hill rapist" case. Coe, 38, whose retrial jury could not decide on a fourth rape count, received sentences of 25 years, 30 years and life. The sentences are to be served consecutively. Coe was charged in four of more than 40 brutal sexual assaults blamed on the "South Hill rapist," who terrorized the Spokane neighborhood between 1978 and 1981.

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