Desiree Castaneda was then pregnant when Juan Miranda-Jara brought her to the local hospital. Juan Miranda-Jara was a 24-year old man who allegedly claimed he was the biological father of the baby.
After her 12-year-old girl gave birth to a 24-year old man’s child, an Oklahoma mother was arrested and charged for child neglect.
Desiree Castaneda (33), was taken into custody for one count of child sex abuse enabling, according to Tulsa Police Department records and online jail records.
Two weeks ago, her daughter was being brought to a local hospital. Juan Miranda-Jara (a 24-year-old man) allegedly claimed that he was the biological father of the child when confronted by authorities about the pregnancy.
Miranda-Jara was in labor when Miranda-Jara was taken into custody. Police stated that Miranda-Jara had admitted to being in a relationship with the girl since October.
Oklahoma’s age limit for consent is 16.
Castaneda, according to Tulsa police, and the rest of Castaneda’s family were aware of Miranda-Jara’s relationship with the victim.
The release stated that the family allowed the relationship and showed photos of the family hosting a baby shower for both the victim and suspect.
According to authorities, the father of the girl is currently serving a 12-year sentence for first-degree sexual assault unrelated to this case.