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Panel: Kansas prosecutor misled jurors in sex crimes case


January 26, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A panel of attorneys has recommended a former Jackson County special prosecutor in Kansas face ethics charges for allegedly misleading jurors who found a man guilty of sex crimes that were later thrown out on appeal.

The lawyers reviewed the Kansas Disciplinary Administrators Office's investigation of attorney Jacqie Spradling and concluded there was sufficient evidence to believe she violated the state's code of conduct in the 2017 convictions against Jacob Ewing for rape, aggravated criminal sodomy, battery, and other charges, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported.


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