Dryden man pleads guilty to rape of a minor in reopened cold case
ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A 29-year-old Dryden man who was arrested after a two-year-old cold case reopened in September has pleaded guilty in Tompkins County Court to the rape of a minor.
Chad M. Hamilton was charged with felony rape after DNA evidence resurfaced.
He has been on supervision of probation since he was charged two months ago.
In court yesterday, Hamilton admitted to having sex with a girl who was 14 in December of 2017, according to the Ithaca Journal. He pleaded guilty to felony second-degree rape.
The court made several recommendations, including 10 years of probation and sex offender registration. But Hamilton will not be sentenced until December 20.