In Maryville, The Case Stays Closed

NPR | Jan. 9, 2014 4:36 p.m.

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Peggy Lowe, Robert Siegel

On Thursday, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced that she will not file sexual assault charges in a 2013 rape case in Maryville, Mo. Baker had been appointed special prosecutor to re-examine the case in response to the public outcry — sparked by a Kansas City Star report — that it was originally mishandled.


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