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Child rapist from Manhattan given 2 life terms

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- A Manhattan man convicted of 21 sex offenses against two minor girls has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison.

Forty-three-year-old John Goodpasture Jr. was sentenced Wednesday to two consecutive life terms. He was convicted in August of rape, aggravated indecent liberties and criminal sodomy against two girls, ages 10- and 13. The crimes happened in 2010 and 2011.

KMAN reports (http://bit.ly/Z5beBW ) Goodpasture told the court he plans to appeal his sentence.