|Holder faces up to life in prison|
|Tuesday, 09 October 2012 11:59|
Tracy Holder pleaded not guilty to second degree rape in Seventh Circuit Court, along with an alternative charge of third-degree rape, or rape of someone incapable of giving consent. The second degree rape charge carries a maximum 50-year penalty, but that could extend to life, if the state can prove that Holder is a habitual offender. In arguing against Holder's request for a bond reduction, the state claimed the alleged June incident was a stranger rape. Judge Craig Pfeifle denied the bond reduction request.