Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd has been accused of threatening and intimidating witnesses. A defense attorney said he threatened to publish the names of people who wrote letters supporting a man convicted of sexually abusing a girl at least 200 to 300 times over a decade, starting before she turned 5 years old.
Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd has been accused of threatening and intimidating witnesses. A defense attorney said he threatened to publish the names of people who wrote letters supporting a man convicted of sexually abusing a girl at least 200 to 300 times over a decade, starting before she turned 5 years old. File photo by Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com
Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd has been accused of threatening and intimidating witnesses. A defense attorney said he threatened to publish the names of people who wrote letters supporting a man convicted of sexually abusing a girl at least 200 to 300 times over a decade, starting before she turned 5 years old. File photo by Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com

Platte County prosecutor intimidated and threatened witnesses, defense attorney argues

April 12, 2017 04:54 PM