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Man Indicted for Sodomy, Murder in 4-Month-Old Baby's Death

A St. Charles County grand jury indicted Jordan Lafayette Prince on charges he sexually assaulted and murdered a 4-month-old infant.

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.

Related: St. Charles Man Charged With Murder for Strangling Infant

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
  • Man Gets Five Life Sentences for Molesting Children
Debbie Nguyen June 20, 2013 at 11:59 AM
More to this story. There are no words, horrid just horrid! http://ofallon.patch.com/groups/breaking-news/p/ofallon-woman-charged-with-child-abuse-and-murder
Pesky Vrmt June 21, 2013 at 10:53 AM
I sure hope these people get treated exactly the way they deserve to be once incarcerated.
Debbie Nguyen June 21, 2013 at 11:08 AM
The mother of this child has been indicted, she willingly planned and allowed this monster to do this to that little baby. Both should be tortured and put to death for the agony they put that baby through. Jessica Lynn Howell (Peters) - the article was posted on O'Fallon Patch on June 17.
Freedom for all July 05, 2013 at 09:06 PM
I agree with everyone that he should be tossed out onto the highway at 100 mph BUT it won't happen. The sad thing is he will probably get 10 yrs and be out. The Liberals and their man boy molesting values will say he is rehabilitated. There is no such thing as justice anymore. And there never will be.
Nestor Cipriano June 10, 2014 at 05:28 AM
I don't understand how it's even possible to do this to a child let alone a baby. The pain and the horrid cries. I just can't fathom

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