Where a defendant in a sexual abuse case challenged the admission of expert testimony about the delayed disclosure of childhood sexual abuse, the judgment is affirmed because the expert had training and experience in a relevant and legitimate field of specialized knowledge and offered opinion testimony grounded in the principles of the field.
Judgment is affirmed.
State v. Marshall (MLW No. 74599/Case No. WD81911 – 11 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Ahuja, J.) Appealed from circuit court, Buchanan County, Robb, J. (Katharine P. Curry, Columbia, for appellant) (Richard A. Starnes, Jefferson City, for respondent).