SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Former San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Dana Stubblefield was sentenced Thursday to 15 to life in jail for raping a lady at gunpoint in 2015, in response to stories.
TMZ reported late Thursday morning that Stubblefield was sentenced by the choose to serve a minimal of 15 years behind bars. TMZ mentioned Stubblefield was current within the courtroom when the sentence was handed out.
TMZ additionally mentioned that Stubblefield’s legal professional Allen Sawyer insisted his shopper’s title could be cleared when an enchantment was filed.
“We’re very assured that if the jury had the proper data, they might have (come) to a unique conclusion,” Sawyer instructed TMZ.
Final July, the 49-year-old Stubblefield was convicted of the rape by drive, oral copulation by drive and false imprisonment of a disabled 34-year-old lady at gunpoint at his Morgan Hill dwelling in 2015. He was discovered not responsible of rape and oral copulation of an individual incapable of giving consent.
The sufferer had visited Stubblefield’s dwelling to interview for a babysitting job.
“This was a triumph of resilience. The sufferer has struggled her entire life with studying disabilities and challenges to be self-sufficient. If we aren’t preventing for her, then who’re we preventing for?” mentioned District Legal professional Jeff Rosen mentioned in a press assertion again in July. “It has been a protracted highway for this outstanding lady and we’re grateful to the jury for offering her some closure and, for our neighborhood, justice after an unconscionable and violent crime.”
The sufferer went to Stubblefield’s dwelling after he contacted her by means of a babysitter web site. Following the rape, the sufferer instantly went to the Morgan Hill Police Division to report the crime.
“The sufferer on this case has been a mannequin of resilience. It has been a really lengthy highway for her,” mentioned Rosen outdoors the courtroom following the decision. “Regardless of her studying difficulties and studying disabilities, she has preserved.”