Carolyn Fleegle

Zanesville Man Pleads Guilty to Rape

by Carolyn Fleegle on May 24, 2012 at 6:52 am

A Zanesville man pleads guilty to raping a child.

26-year-old Joseph Kinney appeared Thursday  in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court  where he entered the guilty plea to charges of rape involving a victim under the age of 10 and gross sexual imposition.Kinney faces a life sentence on the rape charge.

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered a pre-sentence investigation.

Kinney is being held in the Muskingum County jail on a $1 million bond.