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Jury finds man guilty in rape trial that divided Kansas town


HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — A northeast Kansas man charged with sexually assaulting several women was found guilty Friday of raping and sodomizing two of his accusers.

Jacob Ewing, 22, was convicted of rape and aggravated criminal sodomy involving one woman in September 2014, and rape and two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy of a woman in May 2016.

He was acquitted in April of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. Trials involving assault allegations from three other women are scheduled later this year.

A Jackson County jury deliberated about three hours before convicting Ewing, whose cases...

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