on Thursday, 31 March 2011. Posted in Media Updates
U.S. Attorney Beth Phillips says Marilyn Bagley, 45, of Lebanon has been indicted in an ongoing sex trafficking scheme.
She joins her husband and four other co-defendants who were indicted last year for their roles in a commercial sex trafficking conspiracy.
According to court documents, a mentally deficient woman was sexually abused and tortured for several years at a Lebanon residence, and forced to work as an exotic dancer at local strip clubs.
Wednesday's indictment also contains additional charges against the original defendants related to a murder-for-hire scheme, witness and victim tampering and witness retaliation, possessing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence and child pornography.
Bagley is accused of joining her husband Edward Bagley, Sr., also known as "Master Ed," 43, and Michael Stokes, also known as "The Rodent," 62, all of Lebanon, Mo., and Bradley Cook, also known as "PutHer2GoodUse," 32, of St. Louis.
They were charged in an 18-count superseding indictment returned by a grand jury in Kansas City. This replaces a September indictment.
Edward Bagley, Stokes and Cook remain in federal custody. ...
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