August 15, 2010

Holland McMorris - Jailed On 473 Counts Of WTF?

Tioga, Louisiana (The Weekly Vice) - Holland McMorris, a 63-year-old Louisiana man was indicted this week on 473 counts of sexual assault after he allegedly molested an underage relative for more than three years.

According to Rapides Parish Prosecutors, a grand jury indicted McMorris on a slew of charges that allege he repeatedly engaged in an incestuous relationship with an underage relative over a 40-month period.

Investigators say McMorris was initially arrested in June on 15 counts of aggravated incest after detectives learned of a relationship between he and the minor that reportedly began in May, 2006. McMorris allegedly molested the juvenile repeatedly up until August 2009. The victim is now 15-years-old.

As the investigation progressed, prosecutors expanded the case into an array of charges that include everything from molestation to attempted rape.

The indictment alleges McMorris had intercourse with, lewdly fondled, molested and attempted to rape the child "with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of the defendant."

Additional information on the case has been witheld in an effort to protect the identity of the victim.

McMorris is now charged with 157 counts of aggravated incest, 157 counts of sexual battery, 157 counts of molestation of a juvenile and two counts of attempted aggravated rape. His bail was set at $1,000,000.

Danny Vice
The Weekly Vice

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