Earnest Leap pardoned decades after ‘lie’ put him on sex offender registry

After 27 years, Earnest Leap of Oakview was pardoned for a sex offense against his son he said he never committed. Brodie Leap, the son, pushed for his father’s exoneration for years. Father and son react to the news that their mission to clear Earnest Leap’s name resulted in a pardon by Gov. Jay Nixon on Aug. 19.

Jill ToyoshibaThe Kansas City Star

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