March 12, 2013 Jackson TN - On Monday, 41 year-old Jonathon Henderson was sentenced in Madison CountyCircuit Court, Division I, for convictions in a 2011 child rape.
Judge Roy Morgan sentenced Henderson to 25 years for rape of a child and 10 years for aggravated sexual battery. The sentences will
be served at the same time for a total effective sentence of 25 years with no parole. There is no early release eligibility for these crimes.
Upon release from prison, he must register as a sex offender and have community supervision for life.
Following a Feb. 12 trial a jury found Henderson guilty of rape of a child and aggravated sexual battery for crimes against a 9-year-old
On May 19, 2011, Jackson police was notified by the Tennessee Department of Children's Services about a child sex abuse allegation
that occurred in Jackson. Police investigators and child protective services officials conducted an investigation, which concluded that
Henderson committed these crimes.
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