GBI: Man already serving time linked to rape

Source: Georgia Department of Corrections
Source: Georgia Department of Corrections

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LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) – The LaGrange Police Department tells News Leader 9 recent evidence has linked a suspect to a rape incident that occurred close to a year ago.

GBI Investigators say the evidence points to a man already incarcerated.

Authorities have obtained warrants for 46-year-old Jerome Alford. He faces charges of rape, aggravated sodomy, robbery and burglary.

Alford is accused of raping and robbing a 19-year-old  woman on the evening of December 31, 2009.

He is currently serving time for numerous burglaries that occurred during that time.

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