Brothers facing kidnapping and rape charges after Jasper Co. Sheriff’s Detectives investigation
One 13-year-old girl victim was transported by the 19-year-old brother from near Sikeston, Mo. to the Joplin area residence.
JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Sheriff Randee Kaiser releases details on an investigation Friday that revealed teen girls were victims of kidnapping and rape.
And two brothers are arrested and facing charges.
“Jasper County Deputies responded to a check on the welfare of a 13 year-old female juvenile who was reported missing out of East Prairie, Missouri. During the investigation, it was found that 19 year-old, Grant Henson had drove 5 hours to East Prairie, Missouri.”
East Prairie is a small town SE of Sikeston, Mo. Sheriff Kaiser said Grant Henson traveled there and picked up a 13-year-old girl and drove her back to Jasper County to his residence located at 4183 W. Cactus Lane in Joplin.
Sheriff Kaiser continues, “she was held against her will and sexually assaulted.”
Grant Henson was arrested and charges were filed by the Jasper County Prosecutor’s Office:
- Kidnapping 1st
- Sodomy 1st
- No bond hold
Additionally as the investigation unfolded, Bryan Henson, 22, at the Cactus Lane residence was found be with a 16-year-old female juvenile.
Bryan Henson was arrested and the following charges were filed:
- Statutory Rape 2nd
- Being held on $100,000 bond
This is a developing story and more information will be updated as it becomes available from authorities.
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