Menefee Led a Life of Crime and Violence

Massillon, Ohio (1480 WHBC) The Tuscarawas County man accused of abducting and raping a 9 year old in Massillon was convicted of manslaughter 17 years ago in Wyoming.

46-year-old Dennis Menefee Jr., now of Port Washington, pleaded guilty in 1999 to charges following the rape and death of Cindy Dixon. He was sentenced to four-to-seven years in prison.

Prosecutors say the then 28 year old, picked up the 40-year-old Dixon, raped her then left her at the side of a rural road.

She later died of hypothermia.

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