UPDATE: BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Corey James Butts has been found guilty of rape and sentenced to 40 years in prison.
His bench trial began January 23 in Warren Circuit Court. Thursday Judge Steve Wilson convicted Butts of two counts of rape, kidnapping, assault, and being a persistent felony offender. Wilson then sentenced him to 40 years in prison.
Commonwealth Attorney Chris Cohron says Butts will not be eligible for parole until has served 20 years.
During the trial this week, Cohron said Butts raped the victim in a car, and threatened to kill her in August, 2013.