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.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.