WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A man convicted of raping his neighbor and then offering to do her yard work has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
The Associated Press reported that 20-year-old Timothy Walding has been found guilty of sexual battery, false imprisonment and armed burglary.
A judge in West Palm Beach sentenced Walding on Monday to a minimum of 50 years.
Walding is convicted of breaking into a 35-year-old neighbor’s home in October of 2017, sexually assaulting her, tying her up and threatening her with a knife.
It has been reported that he later offered to do yard work for the victim, which she declined. The victim called 911 after he left.