NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The man known as the "wooded rapist" is scheduled to appear in court for a status hearing Thursday. 

Robert Jason Burdick was convicted and sentenced on several rape charges after he was arrested for raping at least 13 women in Middle Tennessee over a period of several years.

Burdick is now asking for post-conviction relief, which could include release, a new trial, or a change in his sentence. 

Follow News4 for updates from Burdick's court appearance. 

 
 

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