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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Tessa Vanvlerah, Mother Who Raped Infant, Headed to Prison for a Long Time

Posted By on Wed, May 2, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Kenneth Kyle
  • Kenneth Kyle

Tessa Vanvlerah, the really bad mother convicted of molesting her infant daughter has been handed  two life sentences behind bars.

According to press reports, the Missouri woman pleaded guilty in January to statutory rape, statutory sodomy, and incest for molesting her daughter, who was only 5 months old at the time. As readers might recall, she went online and arranged sexual rendez-vous between Kenneth Kyle, a CSU professor and San Francisco resident, and her infant daughter.

Kyle was also arrested on child pornography charges in San Francisco in 2010, and was sentenced to 37 1/2 years in federal prison after pleading guilty in May.

click to enlarge Tessa VanVlerah
  • Tessa VanVlerah

The story became even more sick and twisted after our sister paper, Riverfront Times of St. Louis, reported that in 2008 a St. Louis woman got a restraining order

against Vanvlerah, 22, on claims that Vanvlerah had had sex with the

woman's 16-year-old autistic son. Vanvlerah then allegedly bragged

online that she'd gotten pregnant from the affair.

According to the RFT:

Could it be, then, that her two-year-old daughter is the product of her molestation of the 16-year-old in 2008? The timing works out, as a child born in 2009 would be celebrating her third birthday in 2012.
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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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