Jury sides with city in lawsuit over woman's alleged rape by officer while in custody

April 17, 2013 2:38:07 PM PDT
A federal jury has sided with the city of Houston in a lawsuit over a woman's alleged rape by an officer while in custody.

Barbara Russell sued the city over an incident in 2010. Russell claimed then-officer James Rodriguez arrested her, then raped her in his squad car before taking her to jail.

Rodriguez pleaded guilty to improper sex acts with a person in custody and received probation.

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