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Accused Rapist & Robber Trial Opens Today

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(WLNS) - There are 14 charges,  from felony weapons to first degree criminal sexual conduct.

And today Tynathan Felder is expected be in court for his trial facing all of them.

Police say he used an online ad to meet up, rape and rob women at gunpoint.

According to victims Felder posted sexually suggestive ads on a website called "backpage".

When they responded Felder would go to their house to sexually assault the victim before robbing them.

The incidents happened in May and June of last year.

Felder isn't the only one charged in connection to this case.

20-year-old Elbert Pope also has seven charges against him.

His trial has not started yet.

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