Trial for a Joplin man charged with Statutory Sodomy rescheduled following a mistrial

Franklin, Daniel Crop

JASPER COUNTY, Mo – Jasper County Authorities declare a mistrial in the case of a Joplin Man charged with multiple Child Sex Crimes.

Daniel Franklin’s trial was initially set to start Monday, but Franklin became sick and was taken to the hospital

Franklin has been charged with multiple counts of Statutory Sodomy, Statutory Rape, and the Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

His trial has been rescheduled to later in the year.