Man sentenced to prison for raping Portales woman

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PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – A man who broke into a woman’s Portales home and raped her will spend more than four decades behind bars.

Roy Brown was sentenced to 44 years in prison Tuesday for the August 2016 assault.

The woman says she was asleep on her couch when Brown broke in and attacked her.

Brown faced up to 53 years.

He will have to serve 85 percent of his sentence before being considered for parole.

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