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Ex-Atlanta masseuse sentenced in sexual assault

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William Stringfellow (Courtesy: Fulton County Jail) William Stringfellow (Courtesy: Fulton County Jail)

ATLANTA (AP) - Fulton County prosecutors say a former massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting a client has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

District Attorney's spokeswoman Yvette Jones says 35-year-old William Stringfellow was sentenced Thursday in Superior Court.

Stringfellow was found guilty of aggravated sexual battery against a 21-year-old woman in December of 2010.

Prosecutors say Stringfellow began touching the victim inappropriately during a massage and forcibly performed sex acts on her after she repeatedly told him to stop. Officials say the victim called police from a local hospital after the incident.

Stringfellow is ordered to spend life on probation after his sentence and register as a sex offender.

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