Rapist sentenced to 12 years after sexual offences conviction

St Albans Crown Court. Picture: DANNY LOO

St Albans Crown Court. Picture: DANNY LOO - Credit: Picture: DANNY LOO

A man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after he was found guilty of a number of sexual offences, including rape.

Mark Marvell, 39, of Meadow Way in Stevenage, was sentenced to 12 years behind bars at St Albans Crown Court on Monday, December 21.

Marvell had already been found guilty of five counts of rape, and multiple counts of the possession of indecent images of children earlier this year.

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Mark Marvell, of Meadow Way, Stevenage, was sentenced to 12 years. - Credit: Herts police

He will spend the next 12 years behind bars, with a further four and a half years on licence.

Previously, Marvell had been found guilty of a multitude of sexual offences at St Albans Crown Court on Monday, October 26.