Rape suspect acquitted

Published: Aug. 28, 2013 at 4:41 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 2, 2013 at 4:41 PM EDT
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MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - Floyd Tyrone Coates, Junior was acquitted of rape charges today in a Colquitt County courtroom, according to the clerk's office.

The 46-year-old Coates, was accused of raping a 22-year-old woman at a home on Shade Murphy Road in January 2012.

He was on parole after spending 22 years in prison for the 1985 murder of 16-year-old Anterrio Jones.

After his arrest on the rape charge he was sent back to prison for violating his parole.

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