MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) – A 35-year-old woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for statutory rape involving two 15-year-old boys.
The Joplin Globe reports Amanda Morton, of Mount Vernon, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two reduced charges of second-degree statutory rape. She was originally charged with two counts of first-degree rape.
Circuit Judge Jack Goodman accepted the plea deal and sentenced Morton to concurrent terms of five years each.
A probable-cause affidavit in the case says Morton bought a bottle of vodka in May 2018 at a convenience store and shared it with four 15-year-old boys in a park in Marionville. She later had sex with two of the boys.