SMITHVILLE, MO (KCTV) – A man has been charged with first-degree felony statutory sodomy in connection with the molestation of a 5-month-old boy.
Police officers got a call from Children’s Mercy Hospital about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday that said the boy had arrived at the hospital and that staff had been told he’d been molested.
The mother’s statement to police said that the suspect was 19-year-old Brent R. Porter.
According to the probable cause statement, the mother said that she had just finished changing the boy’s diaper about 8 p.m. and gone outside to smoke a cigarette.
About five minutes later, she heard the boy screaming and crying in a way she’d never heard before, even when he was having blood drawn at the doctor’s office.
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