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Suspect in murder of teen berated while being led to court

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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