Rape suspect's escape caused days of anxiety

Rape suspect Marshall Brown was recaptured Aug. 2, 1990. (WJAR Archive)

A dangerous rape suspect escaped from state marshals in late July 1990 as he was being escorted from the ACI to court to face rape charges.

What followed was a frightening few days for his victims, and the Rhode Island population in general, until his capture a few days later.

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