Forcible Rape - Missouri Sexual Assault Laws

In Missouri, the criminal charge of Forcible Rape is classified as a Felony.

Forcible Rape Crime & Punishment in Missouri :

The Missouri code § 566.030 defines one degrees of the crime forcible rape, each with associated punishments. The degree of the crime depends on the specifics of the crime committed, with higher degrees of the charge generally receiving harsher punishments.

Severity Forcible Rape - Charge Description Punishment
  • If a deadly weapon is used or multiple persons take part.
  • If serious physical injury results.
  • 10 years to life
  • 5 years to life

Forcible Rape defined in other states :

Forcible Rape is a charge in a total of one other state(s). The exact definition, charge type, and potential sentencing of this charge varying state to state. For further details please refer to the state page.

State Charge Type(s) Punishment(s)
Louisiana Felony 5-40 years in prison with hard labor; 2 year minimum without probation/parole/suspension

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