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Second brother accused in Bel Air parking garage rape case to appear before judge Monday

The second of two brothers accused of raping a woman last October in the Bel Air Parking Garage has been ordered to appear in court Monday afternoon.

David Eric Corn Jr., 26, of the 1100 block of Pericles Court in the Fountain Green area of Bel Air, is scheduled to appear at 2 p.m. Monday before Harford County Circuit Judge M. Elizabeth Bowen, according to online court records.

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Corn and his younger brother, Ryan Corn, 22, were charged with raping and sexually assaulting a 29-year-old woman Oct. 11, 2014. They were being held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center pending their trials.

Following a seven-day trial last month, a jury found Ryan Corn not guilty of all charges and he was released from police custody.

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Testifying in his own defense, Ryan Corn admitted to having sex with the woman who had accused the brothers, but said it was consensual, not forced.

After the Ryan Corn verdict, Bowen released David Corn from jail on home detention. He had been held without bail since the brothers were charged by Bel Air Police a few hours following the incident. He was scheduled to be tried on Oct. 15.

David Corn's lawyer, Thomas Maronick, declined to comment on Monday's pending hearing.

"I will not comment at this time," he said.

Harford County State's Attorney Joseph Cassilly wouldn't talk about the reason for the hearing.

"It will be worth attending," he wrote in an email.

Following Ryan Corn's acquittal on Aug. 20, Cassilly said he and the assistant state's attorneys who prosecuted the case, Cristen Treaster and Trenna Manners, would sit down and review David Corn's case.

"Right now, the plan is still to go forward," Cassilly said at the time with regard to prosecuting the older brother. "Maybe we'll take a look at the evidence and try and assess where we are."

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