Former Niagara-Wheatfield student sentenced 10-years-probation after rape of fellow student

Crime

NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)– A former Niagara-Wheatfield student will serve 10-years-probation, for raping a fellow student.

Elias Dowdy pleaded guilty last year.

He served a year of interim probation before this final sentencing.

Dowdy was 17-years-old when the rape happened.

He was granted youthful offender status in this case.

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