Man Convicted Of Rape

A Southern Kentucky jury needs just half an hour to find a man guilty of raping a woman at a rest stop.

Court officials tell us William Burdine was convicted of rape.

Police say he attacked an 18 year old woman while she stopped at a rest area off I-75 in Whitley County.

Burdine will be formally sentenced in July. The jury recommended a 45 year prison sentence.

He's also facing escape charges in Fayette County.

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