Special Prosecutor Named for Missouri Teen Rape Case
Incident has gotten national publicity
A special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate allegations that a 14-year-old cheerleader was sexually assaulted by an older classmate who plied her with alcohol.
Daisy Coleman also alleges that a second 17-year-old boy recorded the January 2012 incident in Maryville using cellphone video.
Circuit court clerk Elaine Wilson says Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has taken on the case.