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Habitual Child Molester Found Fit to Stand Trial

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DURHAM — After a year in a state mental hospital, a convicted child molestor willnow stand trial for taking indecent liberties with minors.

The charges against Rex Haislip stem from incidents last July when Durhampolice accused him of improper contact with three school girls. Doctorsat Dorothea Dix Hospital have concluded Haislip is competent to go beforea court of law once again.

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