Correction: The following story has been updated to correct a detail relating to one of charges involved in this case. Eyewitness News apologizes for any confusion this mistake may have created.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — An Evansville woman who faced two counts of rape in connection with an incident on Stinson Avenue last October is due back in court Friday where a new trial date is expected to be set.
The hearing comes after a mistrial was declared on November 30 on all but one charge against Heidi Carter. Carter had faced two counts of rape in connection with an incident on Stinson Avenue last October, but one of those charges was dropped. Murder charges were also dropped according to court records.
Evansville Police say Carter’s boyfriend, Carey Hammond, tortured and killed 50-year-old Timothy Ivy inside a home on October 19, 2021. Police also found a woman who they say had been shackled and raped. Carter was
Hammond was shot and killed by police when he exited the home after they say he pointed what looked like a gun at them.
Carter was found guilty on lesser charge of having a hand gun without a license.
The parties will meet today to set a new trial date for the unresolved charges that include rape and criminal confinement.