Man sentenced for beating girlfriend

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DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — A man was sentenced to 22 years in prison for beating his girlfriend and forcing her to have sex with him.

Lamont Wright was found guilty of assault, domestic battery, and resisting an officer. The Macon County State’s Attorney Jay Scott says Wright and his girlfriend got into an argument that resulted in him choking her and throwing her on the ground. Scott says Wright then forced her to have sex him.

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