Tiffany Meghan McClellan, a resident of Petal, Mississippi, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after confessing to sexually abusing an infant boy in 2018. The 29-year-old was charged with sexual battery of a child and was recently sentenced on September 3, 2021. Upon completion of her prison term, McClellan will also have to serve an additional 20-year probationary period. WDAM provided this information.
1. Investigators At The Petal Police Department Discovered The Evidence
On August 10, 2018, McClellan was arrested for the abuse of the baby boy after a video of the incident was discovered. "I would like to recognize the great investigation in this case by Lt. Ray and the Petal Police Department, which lead to rescuing an infant boy from a home where he was being sexually abused and exploited," District Attorney Lin Carter said in a statement. "This defendant will serve 20 years day-for-day behind bars. Nothing is more sacred than the safety and well being of our children. My office will continue to prioritize the prosecution of violent criminals, including those that abuse children."
2. According To Some Reports, McClellan Abused The Child For Someone Else
According to The Sun, McClellan allegedly recorded the act of abusing the baby with the intention of sending the footage to another person. However, there is no concrete evidence to support this claim, and the true motive behind her appalling offense remains unclear.
3. It's Unclear What Relation The Child Was To McClellan
To safeguard the identity of the child, investigators chose not to disclose how McClellan was acquainted with the victim. Nonetheless, the authorities expressed their satisfaction in successfully removing the child from what they deemed to be a perilous environment. One can only hope that the child is currently in a more secure and stable setting.
4. After McClellan's Release, She'll Be A Sex Offender For Life
As she rightfully deserves, McClellan will be added to the Sex Offender Registry for the entirety of her life.