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Independence man found guilty of raping woman he met on dating Website

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Bradley D. Everhart Bradley D. Everhart
PLATTE CITY, MO (KCTV) -

An Independence man has been found guilty of raping a woman he met on a dating Website. 

A Platte County jury convicted 31-year-old Bradley D. Everhart this week. 

“The jury in this case sent the message that ‘No’ really does mean ‘No,'" said Platte County Prosecuting Attorney Eric Zahnd said. "Meeting someone on a dating website, going to their home, and watching a movie clearly does not give anyone the right to force sex upon that person.”

According to court documents, Everhart met the woman on the online dating app Plenty of Fish.

The documents state that the rape occurred while the two were watching a movie in Everhart’s bedroom.

After leaving Everhart’s house the woman called police to report the rape. She told police she was raped by a man named Bradley. The woman was able to identify Everhart out of a photo line-up.

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