Fri. 11 a.m.: Former Hubbard mayor pleads guilty to child rape charges

WARREN – Former Hubbard Mayor Richard Keenan, 66, pleaded guilty this morning in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to multiple counts of raping a girl beginning when she was 4 years old.

He faces life in prison, but will first undergo a standard pre-sentence investigation. The plea heads off a trial that had been scheduled to begin April 24.

Keenan was facing 20 counts including eight rape counts and multiple other lesser charges. The crimes occurred between 2014 and 2016.

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