DANVILLE — A 35-year-old Turbotville-area man was convicted earlier this week of raping an 8 year old girl multiple times over a one-year period.

According to reports, Brent J. Kilgus was found guilty Wednesday in Montour County Court on charges of rape, statutory sexual assault, corruption of minors, aggravated indecent assault of someone younger than 13 and indecent assault of someone younger than 13.

State police said the girl was raped multiple times between Jan. 1, 2017, and Jan. 19, 2018, in an Anthony Township, Montour County, home.

In addition to the guilty conviction, bail for Kilgus was increased from $50,000 to $500,000 straight bail. He will be facing a minimum 10-year jail sentence for the conviction.

Staff writer Kevin Mertz can be reached at 570-742-9671 or email kevin@standard-journal.com.

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