Facebook Apology Lands Rapist in Prison

He'd claimed innocence in court for months

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A 25-year-old Swedish man was convicted of rape Thursday after investigators found apologetic text and Facebook messages he sent to the victim. The man had claimed innocence for nine months prior to his conviction.

“I want you to know that I am sincerely sorry and I beg for forgiveness in every way I can,” the man said in a Facebook message, TheLocal.se reports.

“I feel so bloody rotten,” he said in another.

The man was sentenced to six months in prison and ordered to pay the woman $4,525 in damages.