Man accused of impregnating teen, convicted

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – A man, accused of impregnating a teenage girl, was convicted and sentenced by an Ector County jury this week.

According to the Ector County District Attorney’s Office, Marcus Harper was found guilty on two counts of aggravated sexual assault and two counts of sexual assault of a child.

Harper was arrested after Odessa Police say he impregnated a teenage girl in 2018. The girl was 14 when Harper was arrested, previous reports indicate.

He has since been sentenced to life in prison on each count.

Assistant District Attorneys Kortney Williams and Bill Prasher prosecuted the case.

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