Former NY Giants LB Lawrence Taylor Indicted On Rape, Other Charges

Matt WagnerCorrespondent IIJune 23, 2010

MIAMI - NOVEMBER 08:  In this handout photo provided by the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department, Lawrence Taylor is seen in a mug shot on November 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  Lawrence Taylor, former New York Giants and NFL Hall Of Famer, was arrested on Sunday, November 8, 2009 after leaving the scene of an accident.  (Photo by Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Departmen via Getty Images)
Handout/Getty Images

Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor was indicted on charges of rape, patronizing a prostitute, criminal sexual act, endangering the welfare of a child, and sexual abuse.

The indictment stems from his May sixth arrest at a Holiday Inn hotel in which Taylor allegedly paid a 16-year-old runaway girl $300 to have sex with him. The girl told investigators that she had been verbally threatened and physically assaulted.

She was allegedly brought to the hotel by a pimp who was later arrested by the police. 

I will provide updates when more information becomes available.

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