Cody Rivers Redding admitted to raping a child 14 times and will spend the next 40 years in prison.
A judge sentenced Cody Rivers Redding, age 27 to 480 months in the Arkansas Department of Corrections.
In August of 2022 Redding was arrested on 14 counts of rape, two counts of sexually grooming a child, and two counts of sexual indecency with a child according to court documents.
Authorities say the victim told their grandmother about a game they played with Redding, the child reportedly described various sexual acts that Redding performed on them and Redding allegedly showed them pornographic videos.
Redding admitted to the accusations saying he was “remorseful and knew what he was doing was wrong.”
Redding pleaded guilty to one count of rape in March , other charges were nolle prossed.
Redding must also pay court costs and fees and is required to register as a sex offender upon his release.
Redding is currently being held in the Fulton County Detention Center awaiting transport to the Arkansas Department of Corrections.