For Immediate Release
April 6, 2018
A Jackson County jury has recommended that Justin Fields, 10/19/1989, serve 18 years in prison for the sexual assault of a woman in her Kansas City residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
A Jackson County jury earlier in the week convicted Fields of Forcible Rape and Forcible Sodomy. Late Thursday, the jury recommended a sentence of 18 years in prison. A judge will sentence on June 7 at 10 a.m.
Fields was accused of the sexual assault in June 2013 of a woman in a Kansas City residence.
Jackson County Prosecutors Audrey McCormick and Nick Heberle prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.
For more information, contact:
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.