Randy Allen Taylor Guilty in 17-Year-Old Alexis Murphy's Abduction, Murder

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    The man charged with abducting and murdering a Charlottesville teen was found guilty Thursday afternoon, according to NBC affiliate WWBT.

    Alexis Murphy, 17, was last seen Aug. 3, 2013.

    She was spotted on surveillance video on that date at a Liberty gas station in Lovingston; the video shows that Taylor was there at the same time. Her abandoned car was found in the the parking lot of a Charlottesville multiplex three days later.

    Taylor remains a person-of-interest in the 2010 disappearance of another teen, 19-year-old Samantha Ann Clarke, who went out one night and never returned.

    He pleaded not guilty last week in Murphy's disappearance.

    Murphy's body has never been found.

    The jury recommended Taylor be sentenced to life in prison.

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