(KMOV) – A St. Louis man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempting to rape a girl inside a Barnhart home in 2011.
Michael Derickson, 68, also received four years for attempted statutory rape of the girl, who was younger than 17. Both sentences will be served concurrently, according to court documents.
Authorities said Derickson entered the victim’s home in March 2011. He then pushed her down on a count and attempted to rape her, according to court documents.
He was later arrested and pleaded guilty to the charges. He was sentenced Jan. 10.