Woman going to prison for trying to sell 2-year-old for sex

Posted at 12:21 PM, Jul 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-14 13:21:03-04

CONROE, Texas (AP) – A Houston woman accused of offering to sell her 2-year-old daughter for sex at a cost of $1,200 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
Twenty-five-year-old Sarah Marie Peters was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to charges that include promotion of prostitution.

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Authorities say undercover officers in Montgomery County, north of Houston, encountered Peters online on a social media site. They say she forwarded photos of young girls and asked if there was anyone who wanted "to have fun" with her daughter.
Detectives watched Peters board a bus in Houston with her daughter to travel to Conroe, where she thought she was meeting a man who would pay for sex with the toddler.
She was arrested Feb. 22. Her daughter is the custody of state Child Protective Services.

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