Former Illini player sentenced to 90 years in rape - Chicago News and Weather | FOX 32 News

Former Illini player sentenced to 90 years in rape

Posted: Updated:

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - A Champaign County judge has sentenced a former University of Illinois football player to 90 years in prison for raping a student in 1995.

Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz says Steven Feagin was sentenced Wednesday after being found guilty in June of raping the then 22-year-old art student in her apartment.

Feagin was found guilty of 3 separate acts against the woman. Each carried a sentence of up to 30 years in prison.

Feagin is now 42. The former Illini running back was arrested in 2008 in Florida after DNA evidence collected from a crime scene in that state led police to him.

He is also charged in two other long-unsolved Champaign County rapes from 1993 and '95.

Feagin was a student at Illinois from 1989 through 1994.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices