Level 4 Sex Offender Moves Into Fort Smith

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FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A level 4 sex offender has moved into Fort Smith the Fort Smith Police Department announced Thursday (Dec. 8).

J.L. Cowan, 41, will be residing at 1721 South X Street.

Cowan was convicted of one count of rape and one count of sexual assault involving four children ranging from ages two to 10 in Crawford County in 1997.

A level four offender is considered a sexually violent predator.