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Catawba woman found guilty of rape

NEWTON -- A Catawba County woman was sentenced to a lengthy prison term Monday after being convicted on two counts of first-degree rape of a child, according to the district attorney’s office.

Donna Craig Stewart, 46, of Newton, was sentenced in Catawba County Superior Court to between 25 and 32 years in prison. She also would be subject to satellite-based monitoring after any release from prison.

Prosecutors say the victims in the case were two males under the age of 13. The crimes took place in December 2012, according to prosecutors.

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