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Trial begins for suspected kidnapper

Tifton- A jury has been selected in the trial of Arandu Arroyo Gomez. Gomez is charged with 15 counts of robbery and kidnapping.

Investigators say he and Jose Bautesta rushed into "Sally" Herrera Omega's home last February, tied up three family members with duct tape and took her. She was found unharmed two days later in Fulton County.

Prosecutors say the kidnapping may have been linking to a huge drug bust in Lee County. The trial will continue in Tifton Tuesday.

Posted at 5:15 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com

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