Former fire chief not guilty in rape trial

Former fire chief not guilty in rape trial

WORTH CO., GA (WALB) - A former Sylvester fire chief was acquitted in a rape trial Friday.

The jury found Jody Yarbrough not guilty after he was accused of raping a woman that he met through an online dating website.

The verdict comes nearly two years after a woman contacted Sylvester Police and claimed that Yarbrough had sexually assaulted her.

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