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Im on a board and we have a situation where the community upset about an employees spouse about a past alleged statutory rape or sodomy. I do not believe anything was ever proven, and I think the the statute of limitations has already played out. The alleged event took place in 2000-2002. Can you tell me what the statute of limitations are for that offense and when it was revised? And if it was revised does that it extend the limitations
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Forcible rape has no statute of limitations in Missouri. So the charge can be filed at any time the DA believes he has evidence.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thank you, ***** ***** we are getting its more of a statutory rape, statutory sodomy, not a forcible rape. thank you.

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Actually under MO law, there is no statute of limitation for any rape, including of a minor.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thanks, ***** ***** what we read under mo stat 566 offenses thanks

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Statutory rape is still RAPE and it has no statute of limitations

Sodomy of a minor has 30 years from the victim's 18th birthday.

See: https://www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/missouri-statutes-of-limitations-for-sexual-abuse.html

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