Jessica Thompson (pictured), 23, of Richmond, Virginia stands accused of seducing a 15-year-old boy on MySpace and later having his baby, the Palladium-Item reports.
Police charged her with sexual misconduct with a minor, a Class B felony. The arrest warrant was issued on Monday and Thompson appeared in court on Friday for an initial hearing. She will stand trial on Oct. 9.
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Thompson began chatting with the boy via MySpace when she was 22-years-old. The juvenile and Thompson told cops that the boy said he was 18 during their online chats, according to police reports.
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Thompson said that she eventually learned the boy’s real age, but the two continued to have sex until she became pregnant and ended the relationship. A DNA test determined that the boy, now 16, is the father of Thompson’s child.
She is in jail on $10,000 cash bond. Thompson faces six to ten years in prison and a $10,000 fine.