YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – An elderly Youngstown man accused of raping a child will go to trial.
Mahoning County Judge Maureen Sweeney ruled Tuesday that 77-year-old Morris Perry is competent to stand trial.
Perry was indicted in October 2018 for the rape of a child under 13 years old.
Judge Sweeney accepted the mental evaluation of Perry, showing he is competent.
The judge also denied a request to reduce Perry’s $50,000 bond. The case is set for trial in January.