Michael Matthew Bloomer, October 22, 2013
(CBS/AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A special prosecutor has been appointed to look into the alleged Jan. 2012 alcohol-fueled sexual assault of 14-year-old Daisy Coleman and her 13-year-old friend in Maryville, Mo.Reminiscent of the Steubenville rape case, it's once again time to ask:
Circuit court clerk Elaine Wilson said Monday Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has taken on the case.
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