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Man Charged With Rape & Sexual Abuse Will Stand Trial

A judge in Whitley County says a man charged with rape and sexual abuse will be able to stand trial.

William Rick Burdine is accused of raping a woman at a welcome center off Interstate 75.

He had a psychiatric evaluation and the Corbin Times Tribune reports that he has been ruled competent.

Burdine has spent two years in jail so far after his arrest in northern Kentucky.


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