Neb. appeals court upholds rape conviction

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Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN (AP) — The Nebraska Court of Appeals has upheld the rape conviction of a 31-year-old Lincoln man who had sex with an unconscious woman.

Police say the 32-year-old woman woke up to find Matthew Gentry having sex with her after she had passed out at a friend’s house after a night of drinking in early 2012. Gentry was convicted months later of first-degree sexual assault and sentenced to 15 to 20 years in prison.

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