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Assault charges dropped against serial rapist sentenced to 410 years

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. - Federal and local law enforcement leaders are praising each other for putting away a serial rapist for the rest of his life.

Willie Brown's beginning a more than 400 year prison sentence for attacking four women. Two of those women he raped multiple times in the same day.
    
Jacksonville's police chief is still urging any more victims to step forward.

Due to that lengthy prison sentence, the DA says they are dropping assault charges against Brown for fighting with another inmate in jail, during his trial.

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A serial rapist is starting a sentence of more than 400 years in North Carolina prisons.
 
An Onslow County jury on Friday convicted 34-year-old Willie Abner Brown of Jacksonville on dozens of criminal charges, including six counts of first-degree rape.
 
Brown attacked four women in 2011 and 2012, two of whom he raped multiple times on the same day. Two of the victims testified they were pregnant at the time. One woman testified Brown raped her while her baby was in the house, then forced her to drive to a cash machine to withdraw $600.
 
Brown said he was innocent and the jury was wrong, but that he was sorry about using one of the victim's stolen credit cards.
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