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08/10/05 - Lufkin

Man Accused Of Escape Goes On Trial

The rape trial for an East Texas man who led authorities on a manhunt started Wednesday.

Tyrone Taylor is accused of raping and robbing an elderly woman in her home. The woman testified Taylor threatened to kill her and her daughter.

She says he got into the home after he knocked on her door and she answered it.

Last year, Taylor espcaed from the Angelina County Jail after being transported there after a court appearance. Deputies caught him 45 minutes later near the jail.

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