Tennessee jury convicts illegal immigrant child rapist for second time

Juan Abrego-Chavez

MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — A middle Tennessee repeat child rapist has been convicted for a second time.

On Wednesday, a jury found Juan Abrego-Chavez guilty of rape of a child and two counts of aggravated sexual battery.

Right now, Abrego-Chavez is serving a 30 year sentence for rape of a child after being convicted in a different case in Maury County last year.

Now, Abrego-Chavez faces another 24-64 years in prison for his latest child rape charge.

Sentencing is be set within 45 days, according to D.A. Brent Cooper. Cooper also confirmed Abrego-Chavez is an illegal immigrant.

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