clear
Sunday February 14th, 2016 9:49AM

Gainesville man given life for rape, false imprisonment

By Marc Eggers Anchor / Reporter
GAINESVILLE - Johnny Marlow, 64, of Gainesville was convicted today by a Hall County jury for the August 11, 2013, rape and false imprisonment of a 24-year-old homeless woman at his Sun Valley Road residence in Oakwood.<br /> <br /> Senior Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Bagwell prosecuted the case for the state before Superior Court Judge Andrew Fuller.<br /> <br /> Marlow was sentenced as a recividist due to prior convictions of forgery and federal income tax evasion.<br /> <br /> According to District Attorney Lee Darragh, Marlow was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the rape conviction and 10-years to serve concurrent on the charge of false imprisonment.<br />
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 1 year ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 1 year ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
UNG pursues initiative to fill cyber security jobs
Educators with the University of North Georgia are taking on a cybersecurity education initiative to fill the need for cybersecurity jobs.
8:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lula officials discuss joining economic development committee
Lula officials want to open the door for more economic development in the city, especially along the busy Ga. 365 corridor.
7:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Chance of wintry mix prompts Winter Storm Watch for northeast Georgia
The chance of a wintry mix of snow, rain and freezing rain Sunday night and Monday has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Storm Watch for northeast Georgia.
5:47PM ( 16 hours ago )
Gainesville considers funding boost for Keep Hall Beautiful, Elachee Nature Center
More funding could be on the way for a couple of Hall County agencies from the city of Gainesville, with a final vote planned this week.
1:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
Gainesville Police warns of dangers on social media
The Gainesville Police Department is reminding parents to be aware of the activities their children are engaged in online.
12:00PM ( 21 hours ago )