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Post by Nama on Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:12 pm

Two of six members of a Missouri family accused of sex crimes against children were in a court Lexington, Mo., courtroom Monday morning. Jared Mohler was re-arraigned and Darrel Mohler, of Sweet Springs, Fla., appeared for his arraignment hearing.



Jared Mohler's trial date has been set for Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. He faces charges of rape, forcible rape, sodomy and the use of a child in a sexual performance.

The Mohlers and four other members of their family face multiple charges alleging sex with several members of their family dating back to the 80s. There are also allegations of murder with non-family members. The case came to light November 2009.

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Post by Nama on Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:14 pm

Two men suspected of abusing children in their family years ago appeared in court Monday in western Missouri.

During 1 of the brief hearings, a Lafayette County judge set a March 24 trial date for 72-year-old Darrel W. Mohler, of Silver Springs, Fla. Mohler, who was hunched over and walked with a limp, is charged with two counts of forcible rape.

Earlier in the day, 48-year-old Jared Leroy Mohler, of Columbia, pleaded not guilty to one count each of rape and sodomy and two counts of using a child in a sexual performance.

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Wow, that is fast! I thought it took more time for the prosecution to be ready for a trial. :scratch:
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These sicko's cannot get a trial and be found guilty fast enough for me!! Electric Chair

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Post by Nama on Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:51 am

Two men accused of sexually abusing young family members were indicted Monday in Lafayette County Circuit Court.


A 21-count indictment was handed down against Burrell Mohler Sr., alleging several counts of felony rape, sodomy, sexual abuse and use of a child in a sexual performance.

Mohler Sr.'s son, David Mohler, was also indicted on two counts of felony rape.

Burrell Mohler Sr. and David Mohler are now scheduled to be arraigned on February 1.

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Post by Nama on Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:45 pm

Two more of the Mohler men, accused of sexual abuse of their own relatives, were indicted Tuesday by a Lafayette County grand jury.

Burrell E. Mohler Jr., of Independence, and his brother, Roland Mohler, of Bates City, were indicted.
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The grand jury indicted Mohler Jr. on 12 felony counts including use of a child in a sexual performance, deviate sexual assault and forcible rape.

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Roland Mohler was indicted on three felony counts of sodomy, rape, and use of a child in a sexual performance.

The two men join four other relatives who have been accused of molesting their own on a family farm in rural Bates City during the late 1980s and 1990s.

Roland and Burrell Jr. did not have lawyers for several weeks after they were charged by the Lafayette County Prosecutor in November. But they now have secured representation and their cases can move forward.

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by mommyof3kids Today at 7:54 pm
I can't even look at their pictures, they make me sooooo sick to my stomach!!!
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Post by Nama on Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:48 pm

A new judge will be assigned to the case of a 72-year-old Florida man accused of molesting young family members two decades ago.

Darrel Mohler had previously been scheduled to go to trial in late March on two counts of forcible rape. He, his brother and his brother's four sons all are charged in Lafayette County with molesting and raping children beginning in the mid-1980s.

Mohler's motion for a different judge was granted on Tuesday. Lafayette County prosecutor Kellie Ritchie says such requests are automatically granted under state law.

The motion now goes to the state Supreme Court, which will appoint a new judge.

Ritchie says she doesn't know if the other five defendants will seek a similar change.

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Post by Nama on Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:17 pm

Burrell Mohler Sr. and three of his sons pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that they sexually abused young relatives dating back to the 1980s.

Mohler Sr. and his sons Burrell Mohler Jr., Roland Mohler and David Mohler waived their preimary hearings and entered the not guilty pleas, KMBC Channel 9 reports.

Indictments were handed down against the four men last month.

The patriarch of the Mohler family also requested a change of venue and asked for a new judge. Mohler Sr.'s brother, Darrel Mohler, is scheduled to be in court today on a change of venue request.

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Post by Nama on Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:20 pm

Five out of six men accused of sex crimes against their family members appeared in court Monday. Jared, David, Roland, Burrell Sr. and Burrell Mohler Jr. all waived their right to an arraignment before a judge in Lafayette County, Mo. Monday.

The judge denied Burrell Mohler Sr.'s request for a new judge and a new venue. Burrell Mohler Jr. will have to find a new lawyer because his previous public defender said he's not indigent and doesn't qualify for a public defender. One other family member, Darrell Mohler will appear before a judge on Tuesday.

On Monday afternoon, Jared Mohler began the process of bonding out of jail, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff.

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Post by Nama on Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:21 pm

Another son, Jared Mohler, faces similar charges and was scheduled for a bond-reduction hearing Monday. That hearing was continued until April 5.

Darrel Mohler, a brother of Burrell Mohler Sr., has a change of venue hearing scheduled Tuesday.

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mommyof3kids wrote:I can't even look at their pictures, they make me sooooo sick to my stomach!!!
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Three of six men accused of sexually abusing young relatives two decades ago in Missouri are asking a judge to move their trials out of Lafayette County.

David Mohler, Burrell Mohler Jr. and Roland Mohler are expected in court Monday as a judge considers their change of venue motions. The brothers are facing numerous charges including rape.

The three, along with brother Jared Mohler, their 77-year-old father Burrell Mohler Sr. and 72-year-old uncle Darrel Mohler, are accused of assaulting at least three and as many as six relatives on a farm near Bates City.

The trials of the father and uncle have already been moved to Clay County.
David Mohler, Jared Mohler and Darrel Mohler have posted bond. The other three remain jailed in Lexington.

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Sounds like prosecutors in the Mohler family sex abuse case have their work cut out for them. According to an Associated Press story, one of the claims leveled against six Mohler men might sink the whole case: The claim that Burrell Mohler Jr. forced his daughters to help him kill a man.

Six siblings have backed up the claims that they were sexually abused in the 1980s.

However, authorities don't have a body to back up the murder claim or any reports of a missing person that matched the description given by the accusers. And without a body, any defense attorney would exploit the doubt that creeps in on the other allegations.

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"It's easier to discredit what victims are going to say, given the circumstances, than to prove it," said Thomas Nolan, a criminal justice professor at Boston University. "If I'm the prosecutor, I've got my work cut out for me."
Family members lodged claims of rape, incest and beastiality against Burrell Mohler Sr., his brother, Darrel Mohler, and Burrell Mohler's sons Burrell Mohler Jr., Roland Mohler, David Mohler and Jared Mohler. Numerous rape charges were filed against the men.

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Post by Nama on Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:29 pm

Bizarre allegations of rape, incest and bestiality in western Missouri led to the arrests of six family members last fall and unleashed public scorn over the unthinkable acts they are accused of committing two decades ago.
But one of the more sensational claims — that one of the suspects forced their young victims to help kill a man — is creating an uphill climb for prosecutors that could sink the rest of their case, legal experts say.
Investigators say the sexual abuse allegations have been corroborated by six siblings, at least three of whom say they were raped and molested over a 10-year period beginning in the mid-1980s on a farm east of Kansas City.
Still, the case against Burrell E. Mohler Sr., 77, his brother and four adult sons could be compromised by the homicide claim. Authorities have yet to produce a victim or file homicide charges, and officials are mum about whether a homicide investigation is even under way.
Without a body, prosecutors could face larger doubts about victims' stories that defense lawyers could exploit.
"It's easier to discredit what victims are going to say, given the circumstances, than to prove it," said Thomas Nolan, a criminal justice professor at Boston University. "If I'm the prosecutor, I've got my work cut out for me."
In November, Lafayette County prosecutors unleashed waves of sexual abuse allegations against the Mohlers. Probable cause statements described how one girl was forced into sexual contact with a horse, while another said a dog was forced onto her.
The case took a drastic turn when another search warrant revealed three victims said they observed "several murders" and were forced to help kill and bury a man in April 1988.
The warrant said Burrell E. Mohler Jr. and the children followed a man from a suburban Kansas City shopping center to his home. After abducting the man, Mohler Jr. drove him to his father's Bates City property, where he gave the children knives and ordered them to attack the man, the warrant said.
One child stabbed him, but a stab wound from Mohler Jr. killed the victim, according to the warrant.
The warrant offered no details about the stabbing victim or why he was targeted. No body has been found, and no one was reported missing from the area during that time, investigators said.
If the women's allegations of rape and other atrocities were enough to bring sexual abuse charges against the Mohlers, questions could emerge as to why they weren't enough to also bring homicide charges.
"There are victims in the sex case, but no identifiable homicide victims," said Lafayette County prosecutor Kellie Wingate Ritchie.
Dozens of sex abuse charges have been filed against Mohler Sr., of Independence, Mo.; his four sons, Mohler Jr., 53, of Independence, Jared Leroy Mohler, 48, of Columbia, Mo., Roland Neil Mohler, 47, of Bates City, Mo., and David A. Mohler, 52, of Lamoni, Iowa; and his brother, Darrel W. Mohler, 72, of Silver Springs, Fla.
Darrel, Jared and David Mohler have posted bond; the other three remain jailed. All have denied the accusations.
The Associated Press generally doesn't identify victims of sexual crimes and is not reporting the relationships between the children and the accused.
Cynthia Orr, president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, suggested that even without the homicide claim, doubts may linger about the sex abuse case, such as allegations that young girls had to wear special dresses and marry adult family members to have sex.
Victor Vieth, director of the National Child Protection Training Center at Winona State University in Minnesota, said he's rarely surprised by what sex offenders do.
"Sex offenders are only limited by their creativity and what their minds can fantasize," Vieth said.
But even Vieth acknowledges the homicide claim could be a burden for the prosecution if allowed in court. Prosecutors' best bet could be to have testimony about the homicide claim barred as irrelevant to the sex charges, he said.
Nolan agrees.
"I would fight like crazy to have anything about statements about killing a guy excluded from the trial," he said.

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Post by Nama on Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:52 pm

One day last fall, a 25-year-old man — supposedly wearing a wire — sat down to dinner.

The older man eating across the table was Burrell Mohler Jr., his father.

The evidence being secretly sought involved a very personal matter — memories of his and his sisters of years of alleged sexual abuse by Mohler, his three brothers and their father, Burrell Mohler Sr.

Authorities won’t comment on that audio surveillance, its existence revealed in a recent court filing, but shortly after that meal, deputies rounded up the four Mohler brothers and the 77-year-old, sermonizing patriarch.

Four months ago today, the charges filed against the Mohlers dropped jaws across the country.

Uncles raping young girls in a chicken coop at the grandfather’s Lafayette County farm. Incest in a church, bestiality, mock weddings, laments buried in glass jars, incest porn hidden above the ceiling tiles.

If those allegations weren’t shocking enough, then came bizarre stories of a sex slave in the crawl space and of little girls stabbing a 300-pound kidnap-and-murder victim.

Today, an update of the complex case finds that the cases against all men are progressing, and their lawyers are battling back, with some asking for venue changes.

So far, the only trial date set is for Darrel Mohler, in September, while the other Mohler cases continue through the system.

Prosecutors said they remain confident they have the goods against the men: Mohler Sr., of Independence; Mohler Jr., better known as Ed, 54, also of Independence; Jared Mohler, 49, of Columbia; David Mohler, 52, of Lamoni, Iowa; and Roland Mohler, 47, of Bates City, Mo. The older Mohler’s brother, Darrel Mohler, 72, of Silver Springs, Fla., also was charged.

Prosecutors won’t discuss evidence, but records show they have talkative victims. And perhaps the audiotape.

Attorney George Jones wrote in January to Lafayette County Prosecutor Kellie Ritchie that he was aware of and wanted the taped conversation between Burrell Mohler Jr., known as Ed, and his son, a policeman in a Kansas City suburb.

Jones, who represents David Mohler, did not return phone calls for comment. And authorities would not discuss the tape.

With a case so old, so grisly and so seemingly unbelievable, both sides face huge challenges.

“I do think, though, that the prosecution has an advantage,” said Sean O’Brien, a local defense attorney who teaches at the University of Missouri-Kansas City law school.

With child victims involved, he said, the inflammatory nature of the charges makes people inclined to believe it happened.

“A jury doesn’t necessarily demand a lot of corroboration,” O’Brien said. “Juries are moved to anger and ready to punish if the evidence is only marginal.”

•••

Jones filed several motions Feb. 9, including one stating his client would use the alibi defense for a couple of the charges against him, meaning he will attempt to prove he was not present when the alleged assaults occurred.

Jones and other defense attorneys also have requested specific times, dates and locations of the sexual molestation. That’s necessary to provide a defense, O’Brien said.

“How do you alibi yourself if you don’t know who, what, when and where?”

But those details could be nearly impossible to come up with, because some of the alleged abuses supposedly took place 25 years ago, when the victims were as young as 5. And it’s tough for the defendants, too.

“I think with anybody, if you try to say, ‘What was I doing 20 years ago?’ it’s hard, and it’s hard to track down things from back then,” said Janeal Matheson, the public defender for Ed Mohler.

Ritchie said case law does not require exact time and location when dealing with years-old abuse of children.

“And we are looking at those cases,” she said last week.

She declined to comment further, saying she “didn’t want to cross a line and draw fire.”

Lafayette County Sheriff Kerrick Alumbaugh discounts concerns the case is too old and evidence too stale.

“This is just like it happened yesterday for the victims.”

•••

But what about the 300-pound man and the sex slave in the crawl space?

No bodies were ever found, and prosecutors never acted on those stories.

Defense attorneys could use the lack of charges to question the credibility of the victims.

After years of incestuous abuse, the sisters said, they wrote notes about the abuse and buried them in glass jars. No jars were found.

Others in the family weren’t surprised. They didn’t buy the sisters’ tale and still don’t.

“I’ve known all those men since they were boys, and I don’t think they did anything these girls are claiming,” Ron Gamble, a brother-in-law of Burrell Sr., said last week.

His wife was a sister to Burrell’s first wife, Alice, who died in 1991. He has attended many of the court hearings and will continue to do so.

“I’ve not seen any evidence. I don’t think there is any.”

Alumbaugh said people need to just wait.

“I’m looking forward to our day in court and the day our victims can tell their stories,” Alumbaugh said. “… We want to make sure these men get a fair trial.

“It’s like anything else, we’re not going to try this in the media.”

•••

Three Mohlers are still in jail: Burrell Sr., Ed and Roland. Only Ed is assigned a public defender.

Two of the cases could stay in Lafayette County, and another two — those of Darrel and Burrell Sr. — already have been transferred to Clay County.

Just last week, the court granted David and Roland Mohler new judges. They also asked for a change of venue.

Since he was released on bond, David Mohler has been back home in Lamoni, Iowa, where friends and neighbors have wrapped him with support. He’s lived in the town for about three decades and worked at Graceland University in computers.

“Most of the community is behind him,” said Bob Ramsey, a neighbor. “I think people feel they do know the kind of person he is.”

Ramsey tells this story: In January, David offered to help him unload his daughter’s belongings from a truck. The only thing left was to deliver a piano to campus for storage.

On the way there, David said he couldn’t go to the campus because his bond prohibited that, Ramsey recalled. It was Christmas break, and nobody was on campus.

“But he had me stop the car on Main Street,” Ramsey said. “That’s how conscientious he is.”

The case, regardless of the outcome, has shattered David and his family’s lives, Ramsey said.

“In so many ways, their lives are not what their lives once were,” he said.

Bill Bruch, a cousin of Alice, agreed. And at this point, he doesn’t see how the stories could be true.

But then he added: “Of course, I realize anything is possible.”

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Post by Nama on Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:31 am

If you're following the Mohler case in Lafayette County, Don Bradley and Laura Bauer have an overview of the case this morning. The most interesting bit is this:

One day last fall, a 25-year-old man — supposedly wearing a wire — sat down to dinner. The older man eating across the table was Burrell Mohler Jr., his father.

The evidence being secretly sought involved a very personal matter — memories of his and his sisters of years of alleged sexual abuse by Mohler, his three brothers and their father, Burrell Mohler Sr.

Authorities won’t comment on that audio surveillance, its existence revealed in a recent court filing, but shortly after that meal, deputies rounded up the four Mohler brothers and the 77-year-old, sermonizing patriarch.

The implication, I guess, is that investigators must have recorded something crucial on that tape, though who knows? The sheriff might have already concluded his investigation, and the tape didn't affect anything.

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Post by Nama on Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:40 pm

One day last fall, a 25-year-old man — supposedly wearing a wire — sat down to dinner.

The older man eating across the table was Burrell Mohler Jr., his father.

The evidence being secretly sought involved a very personal matter — memories of his and his sisters of years of alleged sexual abuse by Mohler, his three brothers and their father, Burrell Mohler Sr.

Authorities won’t comment on that audio surveillance, its existence revealed in a recent court filing, but shortly after that meal, deputies rounded up the four Mohler brothers and the 77-year-old, sermonizing patriarch.

Four months ago Wednesday, the charges filed against the Mohlers dropped jaws across the country.

Uncles raping young girls in a chicken coop at the grandfather’s Lafayette County farm. Incest in a church, bestiality, mock weddings, laments buried in glass jars, incest porn hidden above the ceiling tiles.

If those allegations weren’t shocking enough, then came bizarre stories of a sex slave in the crawl space and of little girls stabbing a 300-pound kidnap-and-murder victim.

Today, an update of the complex case finds that the cases against all men are progressing, and their lawyers are battling back, with some asking for venue changes.

So far, the only trial date set is for Darrel Mohler, in September, while the other Mohler cases continue through the system.

Prosecutors said they remain confident they have the goods against the men: Mohler Sr., of Independence; Mohler Jr., better known as Ed, 54, also of Independence; Jared Mohler, 49, of Columbia; David Mohler, 52, of Lamoni, Iowa; and Roland Mohler, 47, of Bates City, Mo. The older Mohler’s brother, Darrel Mohler, 72, of Silver Springs, Fla., also was charged.

Prosecutors won’t discuss evidence, but records show they have talkative victims. And perhaps the audiotape.

Attorney George Jones wrote in January to Lafayette County Prosecutor Kellie Ritchie that he was aware of and wanted the taped conversation between Burrell Mohler Jr., known as Ed, and his son, a policeman in a Kansas City suburb.

Jones, who represents David Mohler, did not return phone calls for comment. And authorities would not discuss the tape.

With a case so old, so grisly and so seemingly unbelievable, both sides face huge challenges.

“I do think, though, that the prosecution has an advantage,” said Sean O’Brien, a local defense attorney who teaches at the University of Missouri-Kansas City law school.

With child victims involved, he said, the inflammatory nature of the charges makes people inclined to believe it happened.

“A jury doesn’t necessarily demand a lot of corroboration,” O’Brien said. “Juries are moved to anger and ready to punish if the evidence is only marginal.”

•••

Jones filed several motions Feb. 9, including one stating his client would use the alibi defense for a couple of the charges against him, meaning he will attempt to prove he was not present when the alleged assaults occurred.

Jones and other defense attorneys also have requested specific times, dates and locations of the sexual molestation. That’s necessary to provide a defense, O’Brien said.

“How do you alibi yourself if you don’t know who, what, when and where?”

But those details could be nearly impossible to come up with, because some of the alleged abuses supposedly took place 25 years ago, when the victims were as young as 5. And it’s tough for the defendants, too.

“I think with anybody, if you try to say, ‘What was I doing 20 years ago?’ it’s hard, and it’s hard to track down things from back then,” said Janeal Matheson, the public defender for Ed Mohler.

Ritchie said case law does not require exact time and location when dealing with years-old abuse of children.

“And we are looking at those cases,” she said last week.

She declined to comment further, saying she “didn’t want to cross a line and draw fire.”

Lafayette County Sheriff Kerrick Alumbaugh discounts concerns the case is too old and evidence too stale.

“This is just like it happened yesterday for the victims.”

•••

But what about the 300-pound man and the sex slave in the crawl space?

No bodies were ever found, and prosecutors never acted on those stories.

Defense attorneys could use the lack of charges to question the credibility of the victims.

After years of incestuous abuse, the sisters said, they wrote notes about the abuse and buried them in glass jars. No jars were found.

Others in the family weren’t surprised. They didn’t buy the sisters’ tale and still don’t.

“I’ve known all those men since they were boys, and I don’t think they did anything these girls are claiming,” Ron Gamble, a brother-in-law of Burrell Sr., said last week.

His wife was a sister to Burrell’s first wife, Alice, who died in 1991. He has attended many of the court hearings and will continue to do so.

“I’ve not seen any evidence. I don’t think there is any.”

Alumbaugh said people need to just wait.

“I’m looking forward to our day in court and the day our victims can tell their stories,” Alumbaugh said. “… We want to make sure these men get a fair trial.

“It’s like anything else, we’re not going to try this in the media.”

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Three Mohlers are still in jail: Burrell Sr., Ed and Roland. Only Ed is assigned a public defender.

Two of the cases could stay in Lafayette County, and another two — those of Darrel and Burrell Sr. — already have been transferred to Clay County.

Just last week, the court granted David and Roland Mohler new judges. They also asked for a change of venue.

Since he was released on bond, David Mohler has been back home in Lamoni, Iowa, where friends and neighbors have wrapped him with support. He’s lived in the town for about three decades and worked at Graceland University in computers.

“Most of the community is behind him,” said Bob Ramsey, a neighbor. “I think people feel they do know the kind of person he is.”

Ramsey tells this story: In January, David offered to help him unload his daughter’s belongings from a truck. The only thing left was to deliver a piano to campus for storage.

On the way there, David said he couldn’t go to the campus because his bond prohibited that, Ramsey recalled. It was Christmas break, and nobody was on campus.

“But he had me stop the car on Main Street,” Ramsey said. “That’s how conscientious he is.”

The case, regardless of the outcome, has shattered David and his family’s lives, Ramsey said.

“In so many ways, their lives are not what their lives once were,” he said.

Bill Bruch, a cousin of Alice, agreed. And at this point, he doesn’t see how the stories could be true.

But then he added: “Of course, I realize anything is possible.”

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Post by Nama on Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:48 pm

Burrell Mohler Sr., one of six family members accused of molesting young relatives two decades ago, will be tried next year, a Clay County judge ruled Thursday.

Mohler, his sons Burrell Mohler Jr., Roland Mohler, David Mohler and Jared Mohler, and his brother, Darrel Mohler, face felony counts filed in Lafayette County. They are charged with raping and molesting young relatives over roughly a decade beginning in the mid-1980s.

Burrell Mohler Sr. received a venue change to Clay County. His trial is set for Feb. 22, 2011. Darrell Mohler’s trial is scheduled for Sept. 13, also in Clay County.

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Post by Nama on Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:41 pm

Bringing Burrell E. Mohler, Sr., to court on molestation and incest charges took around 23 years. It will have been just over 24 years since the alleged abuses by the time his trial begins.

Clay County Judge Larry D. Harman told Mohler and his attorney Kim Benjamin, Thursday morning that Mohler would begin a one-week trial Feb. 10, 2011, at 1 p.m. on 21 felony sex crime counts.

Mohler, his brother Darrel and his four sons were all arrested in November 2009 on multiple assorted felony charges of use of a child in a sexual performance, rape, sodomy, forcibile rape, sexual abuse and deviant sexual assault. Charges allege the six men sexually abused the three daughters and son of Burrell E. Mohler, Jr., as well as several non-family vicitims between the years 1986 and 1991. At the time, Mohler’s children were between the ages 6 and 11 years old.

The charges originated in Lafayette County, but Burrell Sr. and Darrel were granted changes of venue to Clay County. The incidents the charges allege were said to have occurred almost entirely at 3607 Old Conchord Church Rd. in Bates City, Burrell Sr.’s former home.

Mohler appeared relaxed and calm Thursday as he conferred with Benjamin among the jury seats before his trial setting. He at one point let his eyes linger on the back of the courtroom, where his wife second wife, Sandra Mohler, was seated. He once smiled in her direction. Throughout the proceedings, she stared forward expressionless and rarely met his glances.

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Post by Nama on Mon Apr 05, 2010 10:38 pm

One of six Missouri men accused of molesting young relatives two decades ago has been granted a change of venue.

A Lexington County judge on Monday approved moving 54-year-old Burrell Mohler Jr.'s case on several felony abuse charges to Saline County. Mohler's next court date was scheduled for May 3.

Also Monday, the judge scheduled a June 7 court date for Mohler's 48-year-old brother Jared Mohler, who faces three felony counts of rape and other charges.

Prosecutors have charged the two men, along with an uncle, two other brothers and their father, Burrell Mohler Sr., with raping young relatives over about a decade beginning in the mid-1980s.

Changes of venue were granted earlier for Burrell Mohler Sr. and his brother, Darrel Mohler.

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Post by Nama on Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:59 am

A January trial date has been set for one of six Missouri men accused of molesting young family members more than two decades ago.
Jared Mohler is scheduled for trial Jan. 31, 2011, in Lafayette County Circuit Court. The 49-year-old is charged with three counts of rape, one count of sodomy and three counts of using a child in a sexual performance.
He and his brother, 54-year-old Burrell Mohler Jr., appeared in court Monday. Jared Mohler is free on bond. Burrell Mohler Jr. remains in custody.
Burrell Mohler Jr. will appear in court July 6 to set a trial date on three counts of rape, three counts of using a child in a sexual performance and one count of deviate sexual assault.
Their father, uncle and two brothers also face rape and other charges in the case.

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Post by Guest on Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:27 am

Since he was released on bond, David Mohler has been back home in Lamoni, Iowa, where friends and neighbors have wrapped him with support. He’s lived in the town for about three decades and worked at Graceland University in computers.

“Most of the community is behind him,” said Bob Ramsey, a neighbor. “I think people feel they do know the kind of person he is.”

Ramsey tells this story: In January, David offered to help him unload his daughter’s belongings from a truck. The only thing left was to deliver a piano to campus for storage.

On the way there, David said he couldn’t go to the campus because his bond prohibited that, Ramsey recalled. It was Christmas break, and nobody was on campus.

“But he had me stop the car on Main Street,” Ramsey said. “That’s how conscientious he is.”

The case, regardless of the outcome, has shattered David and his family’s lives, Ramsey said.

“In so many ways, their lives are not what their lives once were,” he said.

Bill Bruch, a cousin of Alice, agreed. And at this point, he doesn’t see how the stories could be true.

But then he added: “Of course, I realize anything is possible.”
la la la What is wrong with people? Support him? They should support the children and not an accused child molester! WTH is wrong with people?
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Post by Wrapitup on Tue Jun 08, 2010 3:05 pm

Honestly? They are ignorant and stupid. WTF

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Post by Nama on Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:59 pm

Date set for Mohler trial in Saline County Circuit Court

The trial of Burrell Edward Mohler Jr., one of six men charged with multiple felony counts of rape, deviate sexual assault and other crimes of a sexual nature against children, is scheduled to occur in Saline County Circuit Court next year.
Circuit Court Judge Dennis A. Rolf will preside over the trial, scheduled to begin May 26 and expected to last 10 days.

Mohler is the son of Burrell Edward Mohler Sr. of Bates City, who, along with three other sons, was arrested in November 2009. A brother of the senior Mohler was arrested several weeks later.

The charges stem from incidents their accusers say occurred more than 20 years ago. The victims allege the crimes occurred between 1988 and 1995, when all the victims, now in their 20s and 30s, were juveniles.

Burrell Mohler Jr. is charged with three counts of class C felony use of a child in a sexual performance, one count of class C felony deviate sexual assault and three counts of class B felony rape.

The victims also identified Mohler Jr. as the person who abducted a man from a Kansas City shopping mall and ordered the youngsters to kill the man. According to the victims' version of the incident, one of the children did stab the man, but Mohler killed him.

Thus far, authorities say, they have not been able to identify anyone in the area reported missing at the time of the alleged murder.

Authorities in Lafayette County also admit that after extensive searches of properties owned by the men and other relatives, they have not found any glass jars or other items cited by the victims as proof of their accusations.

One of the men, Roland N. Mohler, brother of Burrell Jr., was arrested in Marshall, where he was employed as a paramedic by Saline County Ambulance District No. 3.

Charges contained in reports provided by law enforcement officials are not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting charges must be presented before a jury, whose duty is to determine if the accused is guilty or not guilty of the charges.

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Post by Nama on Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:26 pm

Darrel W. Mohler’s day in court will no longer come in 2010, but 2011 instead.

Mohler, of Silver Springs, Fla., received a continuance Tuesday from Clay County Judge Larry D. Harman that bumps his trial on two felony rape counts from Sept. 13 of this year to May 9, 2011.

Mohler was arrested and charged with two felony rape counts in November 2009 in connection with allegations that Mohler, brother Burrell E. Mohler Sr. of Independence and Mohler Sr.’s four adult sons repeatedly sexually abused multiple victims both inside and outside the Mohler family between the mid 1980s and mid 1990s, including multiple minors under 14 years old.

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Post by Nama on Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:20 am

After several changes in trial dates for six men accused of molesting young relatives two decades ago in western Missouri, the 77-year-old family patriarch is now scheduled to have his day in court first.

Burrell Mohler Sr., of Independence, is facing 21 sex-related counts stemming from claims that he, his four sons and his brother raped at least three young relatives in the mid-1980s at a farm in Lafayette County. Investigators say six siblings have corroborated tales of incest, bestiality and sexual assault against the Mohlers.

Also facing multiple charges in the case are Mohler's sons, Roland, Jared, Burrell Jr. and David, and his brother, Darrel.

The trial for Jared Mohler, 49, who is facing three counts of rape, one count of sodomy and three counts of using a child in a sexual performance, was to have started in January in Lafayette County, but that was postponed last week until March.

That means Burrell Sr., who is scheduled for a Feb. 22 trial date in Clay County on a change of venue, will be the first to have his case tried.

How his case goes -- none of the others is facing nearly the same number of counts as Burrell Sr. -- could have a big impact on the other cases.

"If the person facing the most charges, who the state has the strongest case against, goes first and if he's convicted, that could cause the other defendants to be more interested in plea bargaining," said Rodney Uphoff, a University of Missouri professor who helped defend Terry Nichols in state court in Oklahoma after the Oklahoma City bombing. "Alternatively, if I'm a defense lawyer for one of the others, going second, third or fourth may be very desirable, from my standpoint."

Uphoff said even if Mohler Sr. is convicted, defense attorneys for the other five can benefit from sitting in court and listening to the testimony of sworn witnesses, searching for contradictions or anything else that can help their cases.

In November, Lafayette County prosecutors unleashed waves of sexual abuse allegations against the Mohlers. Probable cause statements described how one girl was forced into sexual contact with a horse, while another said a dog was forced onto her.

The Associated Press generally doesn't identify victims of sexual crimes and is not reporting the relationships between the children and the accused.

The case revolves around the repressed memories of the victims, who said they were told as young girls to write down their memories and place them in little glass jars, which were buried on the property. But those jars apparently were never found during extensive searches in November of the Bates City farm where the crimes are alleged to have occurred.

"These cases are ones that are ripe for at least the possibility of people being unfairly accused," Uphoff said. "It's very difficult to defend yourself from charges that are 20 years old. Repressed memories can be influenced by all kinds of things that happened in the last 20 years."

Jared Mohler's trial has been set for March 28. He's the only one who will be tried in Lafayette County after the other five received changes of venue.

Darrel Mohler, 73, of Silver Springs, Fla., who is Burrell Sr.'s brother, is scheduled for trial May 9 in Clay County on two counts of rape. A week later, also in Clay County, David Mohler, 53, of Lamoni, Iowa, also is to stand trial on two counts of rape.

Burrell Mohler Jr., 54, of Independence, has a May 25 court date in Saline County on three counts of rape, three counts of using a child in a sexual performance and one count of deviate sexual assault.

His brother Roland, 48, of Bates City, has a June 27 trial date scheduled in Clay County. He is charged of one count of rape, one count of sodomy and one count of using a child in a sexual performance.

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Post by mommyof3kids on Fri Oct 15, 2010 6:42 pm

CREEPY, I was literally just thinking about this case and was trying to search for it but was spelling their last name wrong. OMG May and June of 2011 is going to be one busy month here at VH with all the court proceedings going on those months faint
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Post by Nama on Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:50 pm

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A Clay County judge has ordered the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office to release evidence of its investigation into a sex molestation case involving members of a single family.

Six members of the Mohler family from Lafayette County are accused of sex abuse against young children of their own family decades ago on a rural Bates County farm.

They are Burrell Mohler Sr., the father, and his four sons, Burrell Mohler Jr., Roland Mohler, David Mohler, Jared Mohler and their uncle, Darrel Mohler. Authorities in November 2009 charged the men with felonies ranging from rape to child molestation.

On Dec. 15, Clay County Circuit Judge Larry D. Harman ruled that the sheriff’s office has evidence from the investigation that has not been released to the Lafayette County prosecutor or defense attorneys. The evidence must be disclosed to defense counsel, Harman wrote.

The sheriff’s office cannot be the “filtering device to decide the relevance or irrelevance” of the evidence, which must be turned over in a timely fashion unless a motion for a protective order is filed, he wrote.

Jackson County investigators combed through the home of Burrell Mohler Sr. in Independence in November 2009.

They found pornographic VHS and DVDs, folders stuffed with magazine pictures of children, women and animals, pamphlets detailing sexual abuse of children and books on the Mormon religion.

A message to a spokesman for the sheriff’s office seeking comment was not returned.

All the men have pleaded not guilty. All but Jared Mohler’s cases were transferred from Lafayette County Court. David, Roland, Burrell Sr. and Darrel Mohler received a change of venue to Clay County. Burrell Mohler Jr. received a change of venue to Saline County.

Trials for the men are pending.

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Post by Nama on Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:18 pm

A postponement of 8 months. WTH! I am not amused!

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says it needs 30 more days to finish processing evidence related to a massive Lafayette County child rape investigation.
A Clay County judge last week ordered Jackson County investigators to release evidence in the case of Burrell Mohler Sr., his four sons and his brother. The six are accused of molesting young family members more than two decades ago.
The six men have pleaded not guilty to charges that they raped the children on a farm near Bates City in Lafayette County in the 1980s.

Jackson County officials say they need more time to process and copy journals and examine videos that have been seized as evidence.
The trial for Burrell Mohler Sr. had been scheduled to begin in February, but has been pushed back to October.

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Post by Wrapitup on Mon Dec 27, 2010 2:18 pm

I always come to this thread w/one eye shut. It is one of, if not the most sexually heinous threads I've ever read.

What is the problem here? I get so sick and tired of the justice system taking so damned long! I cannot think of people that could be any guiltier of a horrific crime except possibly Casey Anthony.

Let's get the show on the road, and get these people behind bars for good!

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Post by Nama on Tue May 03, 2011 2:30 am

A request by the state of Missouri to delay an upcoming trial for an Independence man charged with rape and other charges has been denied.

The request for a continuance in the trial against Burrell Mohler Jr. was denied in Lafayette County Court on Wednesday. Lafayette County requested that Jackson County hand over all evidence and information from its own investigation. The case has attracted national attention.

Mohler Jr. owned several properties in Independence, and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office conducted several searches on these properties, removing more than 1,000 items of evidence.

During a hearing March 25, prosecutors said only physical evidence was released, not reports. The court then ordered that all records must be submitted to the Lafayette County Prosecuting Attorney by April 27.

On April 13, Jackson County sent 4,420 pages of documents as well as 17 CDs to Lafayette County. Because officials have not had enough time to review all of the documentation provided, a continuance had been requested in order to give Mohler a fair trial.

Contacted Thursday, Lafayette County Prosecutor Keillie Wingate Ritchie declined to say if the court received the requested material, only “that it takes considerable time and resources to review and catalogue thousands of documents before you can get to a point where you know whether you are close to having everything or not.”

Mohler, along with several other male relatives, are accused of raping, molesting and sexually assaulting children from their own family. These alleged crimes took place near Bates City and other locations in Lafayette County.

The next court date is May 2.

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Post by Wrapitup on Tue May 03, 2011 2:39 am

On April 13, Jackson County sent 4,420 pages of documents as well as 17 CDs to Lafayette County. Because officials have not had enough time to review all of the documentation provided, a continuance had been requested in order to give Mohler a fair trial.
Why did it take so long for Jackson County to send these to Lafayette County?

I can't begin to imagine having to go through those documents and CD's. No way in hell!!

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Post by Lilone on Wed May 04, 2011 2:46 pm

BJ's article was dated Apr. 29. I can't find anything either, but May 2 was supposed to be a hearing. Lafayette County apparently doesn't post their court calendar online, or at least I couldn't find it.

"Scheduled hearings and trials information is not available for the selected case."

I did find a notice that jurors who were scheduled to appear for jury duty today (May 4) should not come to court because the trial had been cancelled. It did not say which trial it was...
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Post by mommyof3kids on Wed May 04, 2011 4:04 pm

I don't get what is taking this case so long either! It's been long enough.. now lets get to prosecuting these Sickos! From what we have read (for those who have followed this case) there was a substantial amount evidence of Porn, including incest, FAMILY PORN and bestiality Barf faint It\\'s Not Fair
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Post by Nama on Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:06 am

Eighteen months after shocking claims of incest and rape at a western Missouri farm were made public, three of six men accused of molesting young relatives remain behind bars, and the first trial is at least five months away.

Incarceration is taking its toll on the eldest defendant, family patriarch Burrell Mohler Sr., according to motions filed by his attorney in Clay County Circuit Court. The 78-year-old is scheduled to stand trial in October on 21 felony counts, including rape, sodomy and use of a child in a sexual performance.

The charges stem from incidents alleged to have spanned more than a decade, beginning in the early 1980s, at a farm near Bates City.

“He’s now 78 years old and was diabetic prior to incarceration,” said his attorney, Kimberly Benjamin, who has asked the court to allow her client to see heart and colon specialists next month. “Prior to that, he had a heart attack and other issues.”

Two of his sons, Burrell Mohler Jr., 55, and Roland Mohler, 48, also are still in jail after being arrested in November 2009. Two other sons, Jared, 50, and David Mohler, 53, have posted bond and were released pending trial, as has Burrell Sr.’s brother, Darrel Mohler, who turns 74 on Sunday. Indictments and other court documents graphically describe bizarre claims against the six men, all of whom have pleaded not guilty.

Court dates for all of the Mohlers have been repeatedly set and then changed as prosecutors in Lafayette County waited for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office to turn over thousands of pages of evidence and other materials retrieved from the Independence homes of Burrell Mohler junior and senior.

Burrell Mohler Jr.’s trial, which had been scheduled to begin next week, was the latest to be postponed. His trial date and the county where he will be tried have not been decided after his attorney requested a change of judge and venue out of Lafayette County.

Burrell Mohler Sr. is scheduled to go to trial first, starting Oct. 11. David Mohler, of Lamoni, Iowa, is scheduled for Nov. 7, followed by Darrel Mohler, of Silver Springs, Fla., on Dec. 5. The trial for Roland Mohler, of Bates City, is set for Jan. 9, and the one for Jared Mohler, of Columbia, is Jan. 25.


The first four trials are scheduled for Clay County, in the Kansas City suburb of Liberty, on changes of venue. Jared Mohler’s trial is the only one still scheduled in Lafayette County.

Experts said the outcome of Burrell Mohler Sr.’s trial, if it is prosecuted first, likely would have a big impact on the other cases.

“If the person facing the most charges, who the state has the strongest case against, goes first, and if he’s convicted, that could cause the other defendants to be more interested in plea bargaining,” said Rodney Uphoff, a University of Missouri professor who helped defend Terry Nichols in state court in Oklahoma after the Oklahoma City bombing.

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Post by Nama on Mon Sep 05, 2011 2:16 pm

The trial for a western Missouri man accused of raping several young family members more than 20 years ago has been pushed back until spring.

Burrell Mohler Sr. had been scheduled for trial in October on 21 felony counts, including rape, sodomy and use of a child in a sexual performance. His new trial date has been set for April 2.

The 78-year-old has been behind bars since being arrested in November 2009, when he, four sons and his brother were charged with molesting young family members starting in the early 1980s.

Prosecutors said the abuse happened at a farm south of Bates City, about 30 miles east of Kansas City.

Fifty-four-year-old David Mohler now has the first trial date, scheduled for Nov. 7 in Clay County

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Post by Nama on Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:10 pm

The trial dates for two of six men accused of molesting young relatives at a western Missouri farmhouse two decades ago have been pushed back until late spring.
A pretrial conference for 54-year-old David Mohler of Lamoni, Iowa, had been scheduled for Friday, but the trial was continued until June 4.
Also Friday, the trial for 74-year-old Darrel Mohler of Silver Springs, Fla., was continued until May 29.
David Mohler, his three brothers, their father and Darrel Mohler, his uncle, face various felony charges stemming from claims they abused young relatives in the mid-1980s at a farm in Lafayette County.
Two of the defendants, Burrell Mohler Jr. and Burrell Mohler Sr., remain in jail nearly two years after they were arrested. The others all have posted bond.

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Post by Nama on Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:06 pm

One of the six men accused of sexually molesting young family members at a Missouri farm decades ago has died.

Darrel Wayne Mohler, 74, who was scheduled for jury trial on May 29, 2012, in Clay County, died in his sleep in Silver Springs, Fla., on Wednesday, according to a funeral home in Ocala, Fla.

The Lafayette County Prosecutor’s confirmed the death, according to other media reports.

Five other members of the Mohler family – Burrell Sr. and sons Roland, Jared, David and Burrell Jr. – are accused of sexually assaulting, raping and molesting children from their own family decades ago near Bates City and surrounding locations in Lafayette County. The defendants are Darrel’s brother and the brother’s four sons.

Darrel faced two charges of rape, according to records.

The investigation into the Mohler family has attracted national attention since it first appeared in late 2009. Since then, the men have been in and out of court hearings. All have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Four of the remaining five defendants have trials scheduled. They are:

Burrell Edward Mohler Sr., 79, of Independence, has 19 felony charges against him. The charges range from rape to sexual abuse.

His jury trial, once scheduled to begin on Oct. 11
, is set to take place at 9 a.m., April 2, 2012, in Clay County with Judge Larry Dale Harman presiding. Burrell is represented by attorney Kimberly Benjamin of Harrisonville, according to court records.

Investigators said they collected more than 1,000 items at the Independence homes of Burrell Sr. and Jr. They found multiple journals, written records, letters and cases of VHS tapes. Some were religious videos, others pornographic. They found writings about incest and sex toys and other items, according to the sheriff’s office.

In April, Jackson County sent 4,420 pages of documents as well as 17 CDs to Lafayette County after prosecutors and the court requested the material.

Roland Neil Mohler, 49, of Bates City, faces charges for rape, sodomy and using a child in sexual performance. His jury trial is set to take place at 9 a.m., Jan. 9, 2011, in Clay County with Harman presiding. He is represented by Richard Dale Jacoby of Independence.

Jared Leroy Mohler, 50, of Columbia, has one charge of using a child in sexual performance. His trial is set for 8:30 a.m., Jan. 25, 2012, in Lafayette County, with Judge Dennis Rolf presiding. He is represented by attorney Tim Larimore of Higginsville, according to court records.

Burrell E. Mohler Jr., 55, of Independence, does not have a trial date set. His attorney, Janeal Ricky Matheson, requested a change of venue to Pettis County, and there is a pre-trial conference hearing scheduled for April 16, 2012.

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Silver Springs - Darrel W. Mohler, of Silver Springs, FL, passed peacefully in his sleep at home on Wed., Oct. 26, 2011. He was 74 years old. Mr. Mohler was born in Runnels, IA on May, 22, 1937 to Golda Mae (Lettington) and Eldon Henry. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at 17 and served for 12 years. He then formed Mohler Electric in Key West, FL which he operated until 1986. Darrel relocated to the Ocala area and went to work for the FL State Dept. of Corrections, retiring at the rank of Sgt. in 2001. Moe was an avid sportsman, hobbyist, and tinkerer. He would spend countless hours working in his machine shop working on one of his Flywheel engine restoration projects or in his "wine room" making a small batch of home made wine for friends to enjoy. Mr. Mohler leaves behind to cherish his memory his children: Steven Mohler of Jacksonville, FL, Jeffrey Mohler (Alline) of Silver Springs, FL, and Mera Mae Mohler from Ocala, FL; four grandchildren: Clifford Mohler, Darrel Mohler II, Elizabeth Mohler, and Joshua Mohler; four great-grandchildren; and numerous close friends and family. Darrel is preceded in death by his mother Golda, his father Eldon, son John, and granddaughter Monica. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd. at 1:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. with the 15th District Masonic Memorial Lodge conducting the services. Per his request, his remains will be interred at sea with military honors. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project in his memory.

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Well that obit did not include how he passed down the incest sex and kiddie porn to his Son's. He has now met his maker and had to answer for all his sins.
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lindamarie wrote:Well that obit did not include how he passed down the incest sex and kiddie porn to his Son's. He has now met his maker and had to answer for all his sins.
The sons of Burrell Mohler Sr were charged.....not sons of Darell Molher.

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A Florida man who was accused of raping two young family members 25 years ago at a western Missouri farm has died, a funeral home official said Monday.

Lavonda Smith, marketing administrator for Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home in Ocala, Fla., confirmed the accuracy of an obituary that said Darrel Mohler, 74, died in his sleep Wednesday at his home in Silver Spings, Fla. The funeral home handled his services.

Mohler, his brother Burrell Mohler Sr., and Burrell Mohler's four sons were charged two years ago with molesting several young family members on a farm south of Bates City over a decade, beginning in the early 1980s.

The alleged victims detailed for law enforcement sadistic tales of rape, incest and bestiality on the property about a half-hour east of Kansas City, resulting in dozens of charges filed in Lafayette County against the six men.

Darrel Mohler was the last of the family members charged. A few days before charges were filed against him, he told The Associated Press the claims against his relatives struck him "in the gut."

"It's unspeakable. I can't think of words that would put this in perspective. I find it repulsive if it's true," Darrel Mohler said at the time.


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I say it's too bad that he didn't live long enough to go on trial. I hope that whatever evidence LE had against Darrel will come out at the trials of the other Mohler men.

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Post by truthseeker on Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:39 pm

Some of these Men DO NOT LOOK LIKE THEIR PHOTOS!! They have lost tremendous amounts of weight..Being in jail, has altered their appearences. They Do Not look nearly as "scary" now.. (Yes, I get the weeby geebies anytime I'm around them (even before all this came out))
If anyone has updates about their court dates an update would be appreciated...


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