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Convicted killer had sex with teen, witnesses say

FORT WORTH -- While convicted murderer Randy Wilson was selling crack cocaine and running prostitutes last year, he also had sex with the 15-year-old daughter of a crack customer with whom he was living, two witnesses testified Thursday.

Wilson, 29, was convicted Wednesday of murder in the Aug. 14, 2007, stabbing death of 20-year-old Brittany Rapoza, a troubled young woman who was working as a prostitute for Wilson when he killed her and dumped her in Lake Arlington where the decomposed body was found six days later.

In Wilson's punishment hearing Thursday, Jenny Yeager -- one of Wilson's former girlfriends -- testified that at least 10 to 12 women worked as prostitutes for Wilson during the five or six months she was living with him in 2007. He lured most of the women by giving them crack cocaine, she said.

But Rapoza didn't take drugs, Yeager said. Instead, she willingly worked for Wilson, giving them all the money she earned because she loved him and wanted his attention, Yeager said.

Yeager said she, Rapoza and Wilson lived with another girlfriend of Wilson's until the woman got jealous of the other two women and kicked them all out.

That's when Wilson, Yeager and Rapoza went to live with one of his crack customers and her teenage daughter.

The girl, now 16, testified that she had sex with Wilson more than 20 times when she was 15. She said Wilson didn't force her to have sex but she was scared of him because she witnessed him beating Yeager and Rapoza.

The girl is not being identified because she is a minor and the victim of a sexual assault.

She told defense attorney Roxanne Robinson that she didn't leave Wilson because she wanted to help the other two women. But she acknowledged the beatings did not stop because she stayed.

Yeager testified that she also was afraid of Wilson but did not leave him because he once held a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her if she left.

The teenager corroborated the testimony of Yeager, who told jurors Wednesday that Wilson admitted killing Rapoza when he returned home with blood-soaked shoes and blood-spattered glasses.

The teen said that Wilson was shaking and crying when he told Yeager, "I can't believe I killed her."

The jury of eight men and four women is expected to begin deliberating Wilson's punishment Thursday afternoon after prosecutors Tiffany Burks and Eric Nichols and defense attorneys Warren St. John and Robinson finish calling witnesses.

Wilson could be sentenced to five to 99 years or life in prison. He is not eligible for probation because he has several previous convictions including a felony burglary conviction. District Judge Sharen Wilson is presiding over the trial in Criminal District Court No. 1.