Blue Springs physician’s license is suspended after allegations of sexual abuse

For years, Joseph T. Mackey was a dedicated volunteer with the Heart of America Council of the Boy Scouts, serving as its medical director and joining its executive board. The Blue Springs physician led a troop, mentored boys and participated in the physicals of hundreds of Scouts .Now three young men are alleging that Mackey, who was their Scout leader and their family doctor, repeatedly took sexual liberties with them when they were teenagers. Mackey, 41, has denied the allegations. For more information, click here.

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