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Williams sentenced to 55 years in prison

Robertson County»

Richard Tye Williams, 47 or Rockdale was found guilty last Thursday of Aggravated Sexual Assault and was sentenced to 55 years in a Texas prison for the heinous act.

According to the Robertson County jury and testimony in the case, Williams did in fact commit the offense in 2005. Responding to the initial call was the Hearne Police Department who came under fire in the trial for lost evidence including the victims as well as all witness statements taken at the time of the offense.

The victim stated in court that in the early morning hours of April 25, 2005 her assailant woke her by force, cutting away her clothing with a knife and sexually assaulted her. The Robertson County jury agreed after all testimony was given and took only 28 minutes to deliberate the fate of Williams.


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