Trial date set for abduction, rape case

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By The Staff

INDEPENDENCE — Steven Shawn Dunford, who is facing several charges in the alleged abduction and rape of a minor, has been scheduled for a two-day jury trial in Grayson County Circuit Court on Feb. 14-15.
Dunford was indicted by a grand jury in April, 2018, and charged with two counts of forcible sodomy, aggravated sexual battery, and rape and abduction of a female minor child under the age of 13.
A pre-trial motions hearing will be held prior to Dunford’s jury trial on Jan. 17.

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