News Flash

JCPAO Press Releases

Posted on: July 22, 2021

Jackson County jury convicts Nevada, MO, man, 55, of 33 counts of sexual abuse of children

For Immediate Release
July 22, 2021

A Jackson County jury late Wednesday convicted a Nevada, MO, man, 56, of 33 counts related to sexual abuse of children over a 14-year period in Jackson County residences, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

The jury convicted Stephen D. Turner, dob: 9/2/1965, of multiple counts of Sodomy, Child Molestation, Statutory Sodomy 1st Degree, Statutory Rape 1st Degree, Statutory Sodomy 2nd Degree, Statutory Rape 2nd Degree, Forcible Rape and Use of a Child in Sexual Performance.

The defendant will be sentenced by a Jackson County judge at a future hearing yet to be set.

According to court records, the defendant had oral, anal and vaginal sex with victims over at least 14 years. The three child victims were as young as 4 at the time of the sexual abuse, which occurred at three locations in Jackson County.

Assistant Jackson County prosecutors Jill Icenhower and Dion Sankar prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile : (816) 674-3954

Charging Document(s)
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in JCPAO Press Releases

KC man charged in April 30 homicide in KC

Posted on: September 29, 2017

16-year-old KC teen charged in 2016 murder

Posted on: December 23, 2016

KC man charged in Midtown carjacking

Posted on: November 4, 2016

KC man charged in rape of 14-year-old girl

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Charges in Grandview robbery

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Guilty plea in child death case

Posted on: April 13, 2016

KC man charged in KC car chase

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Police officer’s conviction upheld

Posted on: April 5, 2016

Charges filed in fatal KC shooting

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Charges filed in Independence murder

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Independence eluding leads to charges

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Sexual assault of 15-year-old

Posted on: March 9, 2016

Charges in weekend chase, crash

Posted on: March 6, 2016

Sword-wielding man leads police on chase

Posted on: February 25, 2016

Charges in Monday shooting

Posted on: February 24, 2016

Two charged in double homicide

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Manslaughter charges filed in 2015 wreck

Posted on: January 25, 2016

One charged in KC rape

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Charges in Jan. 9 gun slaying

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Messina honored by KCMBA

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Charges in Independence murder

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Charges in Grandview hit-and-run

Posted on: December 30, 2015

Solar energy theft involved area churches

Posted on: December 16, 2015