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Plea offer in Marcus Freeman rape case withdrawn
Rochester, N.Y.- The man arrested in a double shooting and homicide earlier this month on Pullman Avenue in Rochester appeared in court Thursday answering a rape charge.
Marcus Freeman is accused of raping a girl younger than 13 back in March.
In court Thursday, prosecutors withdrew a plea offer that was extended prior to the Pullman Avenue shootings.
He's back in court in October.
If convicted on the first-degree rape charge, Freeman faces a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison.
Freemans lawyer confirms the initial plea offer was for eight years in prison.