For Immediate Release
July 26, 2017
A Kansas City man, convicted of child molestation and statutory sodomy, was sentenced today by a Jackson County judge to life in prison plus 15 years, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Mark Powell, dob: 1/25/1972, was sentenced to life in prison for his Statutory Sodomy 1st Degree conviction, plus 15 years in prison for his Child Molestation conviction. The judge set those sentences to run consecutively. The victim in this case was 9 years old.
Jackson County Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Faiza Alhambra and Chris Accurso prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.
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Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.