Judge Denies Request To Lower Bond For Meredith Student
Posted September 18, 2004 11:04 a.m. EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. — A Wake County judge refused a request to lower bond for one of the women charged in connection with a deadly tailgate shooting.
Rachel French, 20, of Apex, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder and is being held in the Wake County Jail on $100,000 bond.
French's lawyer argued to have her bond reduced in court Friday
The Meredith College sophomore is accused of assisting Timothy Johnson, 22, get rid of a gun and his clothes after a shooting near a North Carolina State University football game on Sept. 4.
Johnson and his brother, Tony, are each charged with two counts of first-degree murder.
Ashley Brown, 18, of Tarboro, was charged as an accessory after the fact to murder. Investigators say Brown drove Tony Johnson to a hotel and helped him secure a room.