Missing Defendant in Texas Gang Rape Case Found Guilty

A defendant who vanished from his Texas gang rape trial has been found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Eric McGowen was not present for his conviction today. He took off during a court break on Wednesday and the Liberty County Sheriff's office told ABCNews.com today that they are still looking for him. McGowen was out of jail on bond during the trial, but after his disappearance Judge Mark Morefield issued an arrest warrant for him and increased the bond from $35,000 to...Full Story
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