Legal Question in Criminal Law in Mississippi

My grandson was arrested for statutory rape. The girl had posted on a site saying she was 18. Is he culpable if she represented herself to be of age of consent?

Asked on 10/22/13, 2:57 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Wayne Woodall Wayne Woodall Attorney

Yes, her represented age is not necessarily an excuse to the crime.

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Answered on 11/03/13, 5:13 pm

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