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Homeless man charged with sex crimes in Cumberland County

Posted January 27, 2010 3:25 p.m. EST
Updated January 27, 2010 3:54 p.m. EST

— A homeless man was charged with the statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl in Cumberland County, detectives said Wednesday.

Willie Lee Holmes, 61, also faces charges of incest and taking indecent liberties with a minor.

Investigators say the sexual encounters took place between July 27 and Aug. 8 at a residence where Holmes once lived.

Holmes, who was extradited from Virginia on unrelated charges, was being held under a $750,000 bond in the Cumberland County Detention Center Wednesday.