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Fayetteville Man Sentenced For Having Sex With Underage Girl

Posted March 25, 2004 2:20 a.m. EST

— A convicted rapist will spend at least 22 years in prison for having sex with a 9-year-old girl.

Arthur Lee Johnson pleaded guilty Monday to more than 40 sex crimes in Fayetteville. He admitted having sex with the girl for a year starting in September 2001.

In the 1970's, Johnson was known as the "Bonnie Doone rapist."

Johnson spent more than 20 years in prison after being convicted of raping a 17-year-old girl. He was released from prison in April 1995.