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Jury convicts man of raping women at gunpoint


GRAND FORKS — A 12-member jury returned a guilty verdict on all eight felony counts Friday morning against man accused of raping two women at gunpoint.

Antonio Raheem Matthews was convicted in state district court in Grand Forks after the jury deliberated about 90 minutes.

“A lot of credit needs to be given to those young women,” said Assistant State’s Attorney Meredith Larson, referring to the victims who testified earlier this week.

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