Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Latest in Marysville Rape Case from the Kansas City Star and more links and stories here

(first post and links about this story HERE:

(second post re Anonymous HERE

excerpt from wednesday's paper: (this is a long article, click on the link at top to read it all... shame full)
Rice is the guy who originally dropped the case...

"...Earlier, Rice said, that was not the case. He said the alleged victim had invoked her right against self-incrimination during his investigation, shutting off the possibility of a prosecution.

Rice’s account differs from that of Melinda Coleman, mother of the alleged victim, who has contended that she had willingly cooperated in the case until Rice dropped the two most serious felony charges in March 2012, two months after he’d filed them.

Rice has been the subject of intense, national attention since an Oct. 13 Kansas City Star story that detailed the alleged sexual assault of then-14-year-old Daisy Coleman in Nodaway County on Jan. 8, 2012.

Matthew Barnett, the grandson of a once-prominent Nodaway County politician, was originally arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

Barnett, now a college student, claimed the encounter with Coleman was consensual, although county law enforcement officials said they had obtained a confession in the case..."

the insanity surrounding prosecuting rape:

to assist those who are suffering from the trauma of rape, read here:

read about how we blame the victims HERE

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