Terre Haute man sentenced to 8 years for sexual battery, theft

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – A Terre Haute man will be off to prison after learning his sentence on Thursday.

Police arrested Jeffrey Morris last August after he was accused of dropping the date rape drug GHB in a woman’s drink.

Police say he then took her to a home on Liberty Avenue and raped her.

Morris pleaded guilty to sexual battery and theft and he’s also a habitual offender.

A judge sentenced Morris to eight years in prison.

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