Texas Man Who Raped Son's Prom Date Sentenced To 35 Years Behind Bars

| by Amanda Schallert
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A 67-year-old Texas man was sentenced on Monday to 35 years in prison for raping his son’s 19-year-old date on prom night.

Ismael Cruz reportedly raped his son’s date in May 2012. He said he had drank more than 60 beers before raping her, according to

The son reportedly heard his date screaming during the night and starting beating his father when he came to help her.

The son’s date said she woke up during the night and Cruz was on top of her.

Cruz had been convicted for driving drunk twice before facing rape charges.