Man convicted of child rape, incest

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Hawkins County judge will sentence Daniel Ross McClellan on Thursday on his child rape and incest convictions.

The 44-year-old McClellan was found guilty Tuesday and could get up to 50 years in prison.

Authorities found McClellan was a convicted sex offender from Florida who failed to register as he tried to post bail for his 20-year-old son on child rape charges in April 2007.

A 16-year-old girl who is related to the elder McClellan then came forward, alleging she'd been raped by him when she was 5.

McClellan's son, Daniel Robert McClellan, pleaded guilty last year to rape of a child and attempted rape of a child and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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