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Couple cleared on child rape charges

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Posted at 1:30 PM, Jan 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-22 13:30:49-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A couple accused of raping a child was cleared of the charges in Henrico County court, according to a Henrico County Courts clerk.

During a Jan. 14 trial, 30-year-old Bernard Willis was found not guilty of one rape and one sodomy charge. A second rape charged was Nolle prosequi.

Forty-two-year-old Danielle Whitaker was found not guilty of the five counts of sodomy and rape she faced.