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AT 10: Accused rapist's father speaks to WAFF

A former YMCA employee is facing rape charges for an alleged sex crime at the Madison facility. Joshua Wayne Bradford was charged with first degree rape. The incident allegedly happened in April. Tonight we speak exclusively to Bradford’s father. We asked him does he think his son is a rapist?  His response - tonight at 10.

The two victims who drowned when their canoe overturned on Lake Guntersville were recovered from the water today.Searchers located the bodies hours apart. We’ll have the sad details.

You can never be too careful when on or near the water. Tonight, reporter Tiani Jones talks to a rescue worker about  what you can do to assure your safety when you take to the water. Whether you are on a lake or river or ocean. It’s important information you need to know .
 
We’ll see you tonight on WAFF 48 News at 10. Brad will have a 7 day forecast that calls for lower temperatures and lower humidity.

I don’t know about you, but that is music to my ears!

See you then!

Kim Essex

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