Stanford Rapist Brock Turner Is Now Officially A Registered Sex Offender

He must register as a sex offender every 90 days for the rest of his life.
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A former Stanford University swimmer whose six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman sparked a national outcry has registered as a sex offender in Ohio, where he's living with his parents.

Brock Turner registered at the Greene County sheriff's office Tuesday, four days after leaving a California jail after serving half his term. California jail inmates with good behavior typically serve half their sentences. He now faces three years of supervised probation but plans to appeal his conviction. Turner was convicted of assaulting the young woman near a trash bin after a fraternity party in January 2015.

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Turner registered under his family's address in Sugarcreek Township, where about a dozen people protested Friday as police watched. The process of registering took about 30 minutes, according to ABC News, which said Turner must now register as a sex offender every 90 days for the rest of his life. The sheriff's office, ABC News added, must send postcards to Turner's neighbors telling them that a sex offender lives in the area.

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 This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.

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