Life in prison for man in sex assault of 85-year-old

Shawn James Jarrett

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 85-year-old Grandville woman in June of last year.

Shawn Jarrett, 51, has been sentenced to life in prison for first-degree criminal sexual conduction, another life in prison sentence for criminal sexual conduction causing injury and 20 to 40 years for home invasion.

In February, he was convicted of raping an 85-year-old in her Grandville home on June 19, 2014.

Jarrett is currently standing trial for allegedly killing 42-year-old Berta Yoland Reyes. Her body was found at construction site in Walker in May 2014.

He also previously served 30 year in a Pennsylvania prison for raping and murdering a neighbor in 1982. He was released at the end of 2012.

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