Lawrence Taylor Arrested in Rape Case

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According to a report from WCBS-TV in New York City, NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor has been arrested for rape in New York.The former New York Giants linebacker being accused of raping someone in the Holidame Hotel in Montebello, north of New York City, WCBS said.

The Journal Newssays the alleged victim is a 15-year-old girl who was beaten. The Journal News also says it has learned Taylor will be charged with third-degree rape, which involves intercourse with a minor. In an autobiography, Taylor admitted resuming heavy cocaine usage when he retired. He entered drug rehab twice in 1995, but later was arrested two times in three years for allegedly attempting to buy cocaine from undercover officers. In a November 2003 interview with 60 Minutes, Taylor said he spent thousands of dollars a day on narcotics at the peak of his drug abuse.