An O'Fallon, Missouri woman is facing murder and child abuse connected to the death of her four-month-old daughter.
Court documents say Jessica Howell was allegedly willing to let her boyfriend have sex with her infant daughter. The day after prosecutors say Howell to the girl, identified as Ashlynn Peters, to her boyfriend's house, she was found strangled to death and had been sexually assaulted. Prosecutors say Howell knew her boyfriend had previously been convicted of having sex with a minor.
The boyfriend, identified as Jordan Prince, has been charged with murder and sodomy.