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Suspect in murder of teen berated while being led to court

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Richard Hooten being escorted to court on March 21, 2013. Richard Hooten being escorted to court on March 21, 2013.

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) – The man accused of the rape and murder of a southern Indiana teen heard an earful as he was being led to a Clark County courtroom Thursday.

Richard Hooten is facing the charges in the March 2 death of Tara Willenborg.

Friends and family of Willenborg let Hooten know what they thought as he was being escorted by deputies to face a judge.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Hooten, a convicted sex offender.

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