Md. Man Sentenced To Life For Attempted Rape

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SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A Salisbury man has been sentenced to life in prison for the attempted rape of a woman on the campus of Salisbury University.

Twenty-year-old Maurice James had been convicted of attempted first-degree rape in the attack on March 31.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that the victim had testified that while she was walking to a friend’s apartment, she was grabbed and a man put his hand over her mouth. She said they fought on the ground, and the man pulled some of her clothing off, but she continued to fight back.
Information from: The Daily Times of Salisbury, Md.

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