More Charges Against Dad, Son In Sexual Abuse Case

Nov 17, 2009

Lexington, MO – Prosecutors in Missouri have filed 15 additional charges against a father and his sons who are all accused of sexually abusing children.

The additional charges against 77-year-old Burrell Mohler Sr., and his four adult sons include rape, sodomy and use of a child in a sexual performance. The new charges were filed Monday.

All five men are to be arraigned Tuesday on the earlier charges. The men are being held in the Lafayette County jail. It's not clear if any of them had lawyers. No attorneys were listed on any of the court documents.

No additional charges were filed against the sixth defendant in the case, Darrel Mohler. He is being held on rape charges in Marion County, Fla. It also was not immediately clear whether he had an attorney.