Ex-Saint Francis Football Player Sentenced for Rape

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) – Twenty-three-year-old Austin Bower sat shackled in an Allen County Courtroom Monday as the sentence was handed down.  That according to the Journal-Gazette.  In return for a plea of guilty to one count of rape, Bower was sentenced to 10 years in prison, with four years suspended and the remaining six years to be spent behind bars.  He’ll also have to take part in sexual perpetrators counseling.  Two of Bower’s co-defendants have already pleaded to rape or sexual misconduct.