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Woman, 26, pleads guilty to incest for marrying her biological mother

Woman, 26, pleads guilty to incest for marrying her biological mother

Misty Spann, 26, of Duncan, Okla., pleaded guilty in Stephens County District Court and under the deal was sentenced to 10 years of probation.

In the US state of Oklahoma, a local resident was sentenced to 10 years in prison for marriage with their own biological mother, reports the Tulsa World.

Their incestuous marriage was discovered by authorities during a child welfare investigation, the Associated Press reported.

Patricia Spann told the investigator that she lost custody of Misty Spann and her other two children, who were put in the care of their grandparents when they were children.

The two women reconnected back in 2014, reportedly "hit it off," and made a decision to get married.

She "had looked into" marrying her daughter and wrongly determined she it was allowed because her name no longer appears on Misty's birth certificate, the document added.

Patricia Ann Spann also faces charges of incest and has pleaded not guilty.

Patricia Ann Spann also married her biological son in 2008.

Patricia married her son to keep him from going overseas since he was in the military, Smith said.

Patricia Spann, who is also charged with incest, will appear in court in January.

Misty said at the time that her mother told her she had received legal advice indicating that their marriage was legal.

In Oklahoma, incest is a felony, and, if convicted, is punishable up to 10 years in prison.

In her request for the annulment, Misty Spann complained her mother claimed to have "consulted with three separate attorneys who advised there would be no problem with the marriage".

"I think she's worthless she put my sister into this". She forced my sister into this, there's a lot of people that now that.

Their marriage didn't come to light until a Oklahoma Department of Human Services child welfare investigator did an inquiry that led her to believe that the couple was having an incestuous relationship, according to Tulsa World.

Genetic Sexual Attraction (GSA) is a term that describes the phenomenon of sexual attraction between close relatives, such as siblings, first and second cousins or a parent and offspring who first meet as adults.