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MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

A trial is underway in Colquitt County for a convicted murderer accused of rape.

46-year-old Floyd Tyrone Coates Jr. is accused of raping a 22-year-old woman at a home on Shade Murphy Road in January 2012. 

 He was on parole at the time after spending twenty-two years in prison for the 1985 murder of sixteen-year-old Anterrio Jones.

According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, Coates is currently serving a life sentence at Calhoun State Prison.

 

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