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AKRON -- Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh confirmed that Timothy Schussler, 28, of Akron, pleaded guilty to rape, a felony of the first degree, and gross sexual imposition, a felony of the third degree.
Schussler sexually assaulted a nine-year-old acquaintance in October 2012.
Judge Amy Corrigall Jones immediately sentenced Schussler to life in prison and deemed him a Tier III sex offender, which requires lifetime address and employment registration.
Schussler will be eligible for parole in 2023.