January trial date set for 1 of 6 men accused of raping young family members in mid-1980s

LEXINGTON, Mo. (AP) — A January trial date has been set for one of six Missouri men accused of molesting young family members more than two decades ago.

Jared Mohler is scheduled for trial Jan. 31, 2011, in Lafayette County Circuit Court. The 49-year-old is charged with three counts of rape, one count of sodomy and three counts of using a child in a sexual performance.

He and his brother, 54-year-old Burrell Mohler Jr., appeared in court Monday. Jared Mohler is free on bond. Burrell Mohler Jr. remains in custody.

Burrell Mohler Jr. will appear in court July 6 to set a trial date on three counts of rape, three counts of using a child in a sexual performance and one count of deviate sexual assault.

Their father, uncle and two brothers also face rape and other charges in the case.