A man is behind bars in Maury County on child rape charges.Alex Cruz, 20, is accused of raping an eight-year-old girl.The victim is his girlfriend's daughter.
Cruz is being held on $750,000 bond.
The mother is not being charged.Investigators told Nashville's News 2 that he is in the country illegally.
A jury trial was set to start Monday for a retired Clarksville police officer accused of rape, but instead he pleaded guilty to sexual battery.
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