1-20-17 Former CMU Professor Sentenced for Possessing Abusive Material
Former Central Michigan University Professor Mark Ranzenberger will spend the next 14 years behind bars. The 61-year old was sentenced in a federal court after pleading guilty to possessing the material on his computer. Prosecutors say the investigation began after inappropriate material from his computer was displayed in a classroom.
Ranzenberger left the school in March of last year. He made a brief statement in court professing remorse. His victim also read a statement telling of the impact the abuse had on her life.
Ranzenberger might also face charges in another county.