13. Controversial Sexual Assault Case – Mark Peterson
In 1990, a 29-year-old man named Mark Peterson was arrested for having unconsented sex with a woman named Jennifer who had dissociative identity disorder. The woman reportedly had 21 identities and as per her statement, 19 of her identities gave consent for sex but 2 did not. Out of those two identities, one was a six-year-old girl named Emily. As per the victim’s statement, Mark invited her for a coffee date and they ended up having sex in his car.
Mark was charged under the Wisconsin law wherein it’s illegal to have sex with a person with mental illness. However, as per Mark, he didn’t know anything about Jennifer’s mental illness.