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Thursday, July 17th, 2008
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Daniel Spring, 50, of St. Marys, quietly stares at the defendant's table after being sentenced Wednesday in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court to 59 years in prison for raping three young girls over a period of five years. Authorities called Spring one of the worst child rapists ever prosecuted in the county. He admitted in court to hundreds of rapes with his victims.

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WAPAKONETA - Daniel Spring of St. Marys cupped his bearded chin in his hands minutes after a judge sentenced him to prison for 59 years for raping three girls hundreds of times during the past five years. [More]
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