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Florence man found not guilty in rape case

Blackburn found not guilty.

Posted: Aug. 21, 2018 5:42 PM

Friday, a jury found Matthew Blackburn not guilty of rape and sodomy.

The Lauderdale County District Attorney told WAAY31 the jury deliberated about 30 minutes before reaching their verdict.

Blackburn turned himself in in 2017 after he was indicted on the charges.

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