Willard Smith

After Serving 24 Years for Rape, Man Charged in 2020 Assault

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama man who spent 24 years in prison for rape is in jail again in connection with another rape that happened months after his release. 71-year-old Willard Smith, of Brent, was jailed on June 22 on multiple charges with bonds totaling $90,000. Smith is accused of rape and sodomy at knifepoint. The crime was reported…