Man sentenced to prison for statutory rape of Hub City teen

Man sentenced to prison for statutory rape of Hub City teen
Henry Mackey. Source: HPD
Henry Mackey. Source: HPD

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man has been sentenced to prison for statutory rape of a Hub City teen.

Corneilous Mackey Sr., 41, pleaded guilty to one count of statutory rape on Monday before in Forrest County Circuit Court. He was sentenced to 30 years, with 15 years suspended, ordered to register as a sex offender, and to pay a $2,500 fine.

Henry pleaded guilty in February to statutory rape and touching of a child for lustful purposes.

He was set to be sentenced after giving his testimony against his co-defendant and father, Mackey Sr., and with the guilty plea, no date has been set for his sentencing.