But charges were dropped and the court case sealed. Then after enduring the hate of the small town the family puts there house up for sale only to have it burned to the ground.
Everyone save a few media outlets have forgotten the events of this year except one. Just received this via email from the office of Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder:
Everyone except Anonymous
What can you do?
Courtney Cole the Executive Director at Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus, Executive Director at MO Senate Democratic Campaign Committee and Owner and Manager at MO-Political is coordinating a protest on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at 10:00am they will meet at the Nodaway County Courthouse in Maryville, Missouri. Details can be found on facebook here.
Ms Cole also asks that we "put pressure on Prosecuting Attorney Robert Rice who is responsible for closing the case without it being heard. Contact his office at (660) 582-8285 and ask for the case to be reopened or for Rice to turn it over to the Attorney General's office. You may also email Rice at firstname.lastname@example.org You may also send daisies to the courthouse at 305 N. Main, Maryville 64468. Hold Rice accountable for the decision he made that has created a true injustice."
Two young girls have been raped in the town of Maryville, Missouri. Another high school football star, the grandson of a Missouri state official, has walked free. The people of Maryville turned their backs on these victims and one family has been forced to flee the town. After they left, their house was burned to the ground. On January 8th, a 14-year-old girl named Daisy and her 13-year-old friend were both raped in Maryville. Evidence of this assault was captured on film. Daisy's unconscious body was later dumped into her family's yard, left alone for hours in freezing weather. One of Daisy's attackers was initially in police custody, where he admitted to having sex with her while she was under the influence. He claimed it was consensual. The hospital states the young girl's blood alcohol level was almost twice the legal limit and they discovered three tears inside of her body, 2-4 inches in length. This suspect rapist is Matthew Barnett, a student at the University of Central Missouri. He's the grandson of Missouri state Representative, Rex Barnett. We demand an immediate investigation into the handling by local authorities of Daisy's case. Why were the suspects initially arrested and then released? How was video and medical evidence not enough to put one of these football players inside a court room? What is the connection of these prosecutors, if any, to Rep. Rex Barnett? Most of all, We are wondering, how do the residents of Maryville sleep at night? We have heard Daisy's story far too often. We heard it from Steubenville, Halifax and Uttar Pradesh. In some cases, action meant nothing because it couldn't bring them back. Both Amanda Todd and Rehtaeh Parsons, girls not much older than Daisy, took their own lives after the adults, the police and the school system, failed to protect them. If Maryville won't defend these young girls, if the police are to cowardly or corrupt to do their jobs, if justice system has abandoned them, then someone else will have to stand for them. Mayor Jim Fall, your hands are dirty. Maryville, expect us. We Are Anonymous. We Are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Join us. Press: Nightmare in Maryville (via @duganarnett at @KCStar) http://www.kansascity.com/2013/10/12/... Timeline of the Maryville Rape: (Peggy Lowe at @kcur) http://kcur.org/post/sexual-assault-m...