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Jury deliberates in brutal motel beating, rape trial

(Source: Dougherty County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Dougherty County Sheriff's Office)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A Dougherty County jury is deliberating in the armed robbery trial of an Albany man, charged with beating and robbing a couple at an Albany motel.

Tayon Strozier is charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and aggravated sexual battery.  

Prosecutors said that he and another man beat a couple with a baseball bat in a motel room in February 2015.

He's also accused of sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint.

Closing arguments ended Thursday morning and the jury started deliberations around 3 p.m.

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