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Man sentenced to 75 years for stabbing, assaulting 78-year-old Paris woman

Daniel Roberts has been sentenced to 75 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing and...
Daniel Roberts has been sentenced to 75 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing and sexually assaulting a 78-year-old Paris woman.(KXII)
Published: May. 1, 2020 at 5:57 PM CDT
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The man who beat, sexually assaulted and stabbed a 78-year-old Paris woman during a home invasion has been sentenced after pleading guilty.

Daniel Roberts, 54, is sentenced to 75 years in prison. He will serve a minimum of 30 years in prison.

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police were called to a home near Clarksville St and 20th St. for a robbery and assault.

Police said when they arrived, they found Roberts inside the home.

Roberts tried to escape out of window but was captured by officers. He had a gunshot wound to his leg.

Police say they believe the woman fought back and was able to call 9-1-1.