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Former Weymouth man convicted in 1995 church rectory rape

A former Weymouth man already serving a life sentence in Maryland has been sentenced to 18 to 25 years in a Massachusetts prison after DNA linked him to the 1995 rape of a teenage girl in a church rectory, the Norfolk district attorney’s office said.

William Burton III, 43, was convicted Wednesday of aggravated rape and kidnapping, prosecutors said.

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