A 26-year-old man who pleaded guilty to raping a child was sentenced on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, to 11 to 22 years in state prison.
Alex Michael Soderback, of Richland Township, pleaded guilty on May 24 to rape of a child and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a victim less than 13 years old. He appeared before Common Pleas Judge Charissa J. Liller on Thursday and was sentenced to serve up to 22 years in state prison.
Additionally, Judge Liller sentenced him to undergo mental health evaluation, sex offender treatment and have no contact with the victim and the victim’s family, or any unsupervised contact with anyone under 18.
Soderback will have to register as a sex offender and be under Megan’s Law supervision for the rest of his life.