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02/17/09 — Suspect in child rape moved to County Jail

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Suspect in child rape moved to County Jail

By Nick Hiltunen
Published in News on February 17, 2009 1:46 PM

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William Neal is escorted out of court during one of the first hearings in 2005 after he was named as the suspect in the 1987 rape that put former Wayne county resident Dwayne Dail in prison for 18 years for a crime he did not commit. Dail was later acquitted when a DNA test revealed he could not have committed the crime. Neal was already in custody when he was charged.

The man accused of committing a decades-old rape that landed the wrong man in prison for 18 years has been moved to the Wayne County Jail. William Jackson Neal, 53, was jailed after having been held in a number...

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