Level-Four Sex Offender To Move Into Franklin County

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FRANKLIN COUNTY (KFSM) – A level-four sex offender is scheduled to move into Franklin County, according to Crawford County Prosecutor Mark McCune.

J. L. Cowan was released from the Arkansas Department of Correction and will reside in the 2200 block of Arkansas 64, McCune said.

The sex offender was convicted of rape and first-degree sexual abuse in 1997 for offenses that involved four children under the age of 12, officials said.

Level four is the highest level sex offender ranking in The Natural State.