Man accused of raping 80-year-old woman, sentenced

Heartland News (KFVS) -- The 18-year-old man accused of raping an 80-year-old woman inside her home is headed to prison.

On Monday a judge sentenced Mitchell Tramaine West to 30-years in prison.

Prosecutors say the Sikeston man pled guilty to forcible rape, burglary in the first degree, felony stealing and attempted forcible sodomy for the February 17th attack.

West will be required to serve at least 85% of his sentence and register as a sex offender.