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APNewsBreak: Prosecutor says not sure she could have proven Mo. sex case allegations in trial
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ' All charges against five men who were accused of molesting young relatives decades ago on a western Missouri farm are being dismissed.
Lafayette County Prosecutor Kellie Wingate Campbell told The Associated Press that all three counties where cases were filed against Burrell Mohler Sr. and his four sons were notified of the dismissals Wednesday afternoon.
In a brief interview with the AP, Campbell said the issue wasn't whether she believed the allegations, but whether she could prove them beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.
Mohler and his four sons, Burrell Jr., David, Jared and Roland, were charged in November 2009 with dozens of rapes and other brutal sex acts after five young relatives came forward with their claims.