Court date set in sex assault case - - Jackson, MS

Court date set in sex assault case

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - He is a possible suspect in the deaths or disappearances of at least five women in the past 10 years. Now a Bolton man is set to stand trial on separate charges.

Ricky Franklin was indicted last month in the November attack on a Jackson woman at his mobile home. Franklin is charged with forcible rape, sexual battery, kidnapping and aggravated assault.

In court Tuesday morning, he pleaded not guilty, and his trial was set for September 20th. He remains in jail on $300,000 bond.

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