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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Convicted child molester sentenced by Jackson County judge to 75 years in prison

For Immediate Release

Dec. 14, 2016

A Jackson County judge on Wednesday sentenced James Canada, a convicted child molester, to 75 years in prison, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

In November, a Jackson County jury convicted Canada of 14 counts, including statutory sodomy 1st Degree, statutory rape 1st Degree, child molestation 1st Degree and incest, involving three child victims.

Chief Trial Assistant Jill Icenhower and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Kristen Ries prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri. 

For more information, contact:

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

mmansur@jacksongov.org

http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com


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