UPDATE: Sixth arrest announced in Missouri child sex case
Thursday, November 12, 2009 | 9:08 p.m. CST;
updated 9:15 p.m. CST, Thursday, November 12, 2009
LEXINGTON — Authorities say they have identified additional victims and arrested a sixth adult in a child sex abuse case in western Missouri.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the suspect arrested Thursday night is a 55-year-old Kansas City man not related to the other five defendants. He is described as an "associate" of the others, who include a 77-year-old man and his four adult sons.
The patrol says the man was arrested without incident in Jackson County on suspicion of raping a child less than 14 years old. He has been taken to a jail in neighboring Lafayette County Jail where the other defendants also are being held.
No information was released on the additional victims.
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