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Jan. 19, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

More Sex Assault Charges

A second teen faces a charge in the alleged sex assault of an underage girl in Maryville.

17 year old Jordan Zech faces one felony count of sexual exploitation of a minor. The Nodaway County Sheriff's Office claims Zech allegedly used a cell phone to make a video of the underage girl engaged in acts with Matthew Barnett. Barnett has been charged with felony sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Investigators say alcohol played a role in the alleged crime. An un-named 15 year old also believed to be involved in case has been turned over to juvenile authorities.