A St. Charles man was indicted Friday on forcible sodomy and child abuse charges in addition to first-degree murder in the death of a 4-month-old baby.
A St. Charles County grand jury indicted Jordan Lafayette Prince, 24, of the 3600 block of Fremont Drive in St. Charles, for choking a 4-month-old baby on Dec. 3. The child died Dec. 4.
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St. Charles Police also said Prince forcibly sodomized and abused the infant, causing blunt trauma to the child’s ear, head, chest, abdomen, back and legs, and caused multiple tears in her rectum, bladder and uterus.
Prosecutors said Prince had deviate sexual intercourse with the baby.
Police said Prince was watching the girl as her mother slept and became frustrated when the baby would not stop crying.
Prince originally was charged with murder, but prosecutors also brought the sodomy and child abuse charges before the grand jury. An autopsy preformed on Dec. 5 ruled the cause of death to be asphyxiation and death was ruled to be a homicide.
Prince is being held by St. Charles County Corrections. Bail was set at $150,000, cash only.
For more crime information on St. Charles Patch, see the following articles:
- Police: St. Charles Man Charged With Murdering 4-Month-Old
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