MARION COUNTY, Fla. - A jury declared a suspected Marion County serial rapist guilty of both armed kidnapping and three counts of sexual battery on Wednesday.
"I advised him not to take the stand. I advised him it's his decision, 100 percent. But I think he agreed with my advice," said defense attorney Jack Nugent.
It took the jury just 80 minutes to reach a verdict.
Prosecutors said Frye snatched a 43-year-old mother of four and grandmother of five off an Ocala
Authorities said Frye is connected to at least three rapes during the summer and fall of 2011 and maybe as many as five. The victim in the case said she was beaten and in fear for her life.
"He kept on saying for me to shut
The victim was able to identify Frye partly by his
"She got in that van voluntarily," said Nugent.
Frye admitted to police he'd picked up prostitutes.
Frye could now face as much as life in prison. He will be sentenced in about six weeks.
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