Florida woman arrested after giving birth to 11-year-old’s child

A 25-year-old woman in the Tampa, Florida, area faces sexual battery charges after she became pregnant by an 11-year-old boy, police said. 

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Marissa Mowry and the boy allegedly had sex in January 2014, which resulted in her pregnancy, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office told WFTS

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Mowry was 22 at the time and gave birth in October 2014. Police said she maintained a sexual relationship with the boy until he was 14 years old, according to WFTS. 

Police arrested Mowry on Tuesday when they obtained an arrest warrant. Officials placed Mowry’s 3-year-old child in the hands of a “responsible adult” while police continue to investigate, WFTS reported. 

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Mowry is held at the county jail without bail. 

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