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January-22-97

Judge Rejects Doubled Bail for Alleged Rapist

Alex Kelly, the alleged rapist of two high school girls in the late 80s, will face a $1 million bond instead of the $2 million sought by the prosecution. In 1987, Kelly fled to Switzerland just before going on trial for the rapes and remained a fugitive in Europe for eight years. Kelly is scheduled to be retried in April after his first trial for one of the rapes ended in a hung jury in November.

Media Resources: CNN - January 21, 1997


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