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Man pleads guilty to raping 12-year-old Harrisburg girl

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl in Harrisburg and then hiding from police for months has pleaded guilty to first-degree rape.


Twenty-year-old Obadiah Loyira was charged in January 2013. The Argus Leader reports that he reached a plea deal with prosecutors that will cap his prison time at 30 years, if a judge agrees.

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