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Attorneys Want Mental Evaluation For Holly

Posted: January 25, 2013 at 5:56 a.m.

Zachary Holly, center, is escorted to a Benton County Sheriff’s Office patrol car Nov. 28 after an bond hearing at the Benton County Courthouse in Bentonville.
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Zachary Holly, center, is escorted to a Benton County Sheriff’s Office patrol car Nov. 28 after an bond hearing at the Benton County Courthouse in Bentonville.

Defense attorneys for the man accused of killing a 6-year-old girl in November want a mental evaluation for their client. Zachary Holly, 28, of Bentonville is charged in connection with capital murder, rape and kidnapping, all Class Y felonies. He also is charged in connection with residential burglary, a Class B felony.

At A Glance

What Holly Faces

Zachary Holly could be sentenced to either life imprisonment or the death penalty if convicted of capital murder. The punishment for kidnapping and rape is 10-40 years or life imprisonment. However, Holly faces a minimum of 25 years in prison if convicted of raping someone 13 and younger. He faces five to 20 years in prison if convicted of residential burglary.

Source: Staff Report

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Regardless of a mental evaluation, if you murder a young girl, you get the death penalty.

Posted by: Te

January 25, 2013 at 9:18 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Te,
Amen

Posted by: AutopilotAR

January 25, 2013 at 11:31 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

An application of vigilante justice neck streaching and this cat wouldn't have a mental to evaluate.

Posted by: Moneymyst

January 26, 2013 at 1:07 a.m. ( | suggest removal )