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Parole Denied For Man Convicted Of Brutal Rape

For the first time in 18 and a half years, a Nevada County man convicted of two counts of forcible rape, while also using a deadly weapon, was up for parole this month. And District Attorney Jesse Wilson says it’s been denied for Jacob Hill. It started in Grass Valley in June of 2003…

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Eventually, the victim was able to escape and run to a nearby house for help. Hill was sentenced to 34 years to life in prison. Wilson was on hand to object to the release, during a Parole Board hearing, balancing Hill’s youthful age at the time of the crimes with his lack of insight and clear potential plans in the community…

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Wilson also cited Hill’s failure to get any significant self-help programming that directly deals with sexual violence.

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