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Texas man sent to prison for chaining, raping girl


LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for abducting a 16-year-old girl and chaining her to a room in an abandoned apartment, where he sexually assaulted her.

The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported that Tyrone Carter, 46, had pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault. He was sentenced during a court hearing Friday.

In January 2017, Lubbock police were flagged down by the girl, who had a chain and lock around her neck, according to police documents.

The girl told police she had escaped from an abandoned apartment complex where she had been held capt...

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