Ohio mother, 32, is sentenced to life in prison for raping her 12-year-old daughter with her live-in boyfriend
- Jeannie Mae Carpenter was sentenced to life in prison after she pleaded guilty earlier this month for her involvement in the rape of her daughter
- She helped her live-in boyfriend, James John Kirksey, 32, rape her 12-year-old daughter by helping to hold her down
- Carpenter will be eligible for parole in 20 years and have to register as a Tier 3 sex offender every 90 days for the rest of her life
- Her boyfriend, who was already a registered sex offender prior to the case, was sentenced in November to two life terms in prison
Jeannie Mae Carpenter pleaded guilty earlier this month to helping her live-in boyfriend, James John Kirksey, rape one of her children.
Judge Frank Fregiato handed down the sentence to the 37-year-old woman Wednesday in a Belmont County courtroom.
Carpenter pleaded guilty to charges of one count of complicity to commit rape, two counts of permitting to child abuse, one count of endangering children, and one count of obstructing official business, WTRF reported.
Life in prison: Jeannie Mae Carpenter was sentenced to life in prison after she pleaded guilty earlier this month to helping her live-in boyfriend, James John Kirksey (right), rape one of her children