Jackson County prosecuting attorney Jean Peters Baker has been tight-lipped about the case since announcing in late October that she had been appointed as special prosecutor.
Circuit court clerk Elaine Wilson says Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has taken on the case.
The case of a 14-year-old girl who says she was raped by an older boy from her Missouri high school and left passed out on her porch in freezing temperatures is expected to get a fresh start under a special prosecutor.
woman who says her family was forced to move from a northwest Missouri town after her 14-year-old daughter was plied with alcohol and sexually assaulted nearly two years ago disputed authorities’ claims that she and her daughter stopped cooperating with investigators.
In the early morning of Jan. 8, 2012, 14-year-old Daisy Coleman was found passed out on her mother’s doorstep. She had sneaked out the night before, attended a party, and drank alcohol.