Show-Me 'Catfish' Defense Strategy From Missouri Creeper Suspect Now Accused Of Infecting 11-Year-Old-Girl With STD
To "catfish" someone is often defined as an attempt to "lure (someone) into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona." And now it's a questionable defense in a serious assault case. Here's the best round-up we could find:
Note: This story has been updated to reflect that the defendant was not charged with giving his victim an STD. A Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting an 11-year-old girl has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation.