Palestine Man on Trial for Rape

By: Meredith Stancik
By: Meredith Stancik

Jury selection started Monday in the trial of a Palestine man accused of raping a woman at a party.

23-year-old Elton Yarbrough, was awaiting trial on a sexual assault charge when he was arrested.

According to police reports, the woman says he attacked her while she was passed out from drinking.

Yarbrough claims it was consentual.
His trial is expected to begin Tuesday morning.

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