Elsmere Man Pleads Guilty To Raping Child, Faces 61 Years

Stephen Scott, 34, of Elsmere, faces at least 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to rape charges.

Deputy Attorneys General Jenna Milecki and Amanda DiLiberto, secured the plea from Scott to 2 counts of Rape Second Degree, 1 count of Sexual Abuse by a Person in a Position of Trust Second Degree, 1 count of Unlawful Sexual Contact Second Degree, and 1 count of Child Abuse Third Degree.

An investigation found that from September 2016 to January 2018, Scott repeatedly raped one child in his care, engaged in unlawful sexual contact with another child, and physically abused other children in his care. Scott faces between 20 and 61 years in prison when sentenced by a Superior Court judge in March. Scott must also register as a Tier 3 sex offender.

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