US mother charged with raping infant son
Ashley N Jessup was accused of raping her 10-month-old son, videotaping it and sending it to her boyfriend.
Dublin: An Ohio woman is accused of raping her 10-month-old son, videotaping it and sending it to her boyfriend in Michigan.
Ashley N Jessup, 24, was indicted in Columbus on Thursday on two counts of rape, one count of child endangerment and one count of pandering sexually-oriented material involving a minor.
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O`Brien says the rape charge could land her life in prison.
O`Brien tells The Columbus Dispatch that Jessup e-mailed the videos to her boyfriend in Battle Creek, Michigan, where his ex-girlfriend discovered them and contacted police.
Jessup is being held in the Franklin County Correctional Centre in lieu of USD 1 million bond. Court documents do not list an attorney for Jessup.
The newspaper reported that it wasn`t immediately clear who has custody of the child.