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Tulsa Woman Sentenced To Life For Sexually Abusing 10 Year Old

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Melissa Anderson. [Tulsa County jail] Melissa Anderson. [Tulsa County jail]
Michael Burris. [Tulsa County jail] Michael Burris. [Tulsa County jail]
TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tulsa County judge sentenced a woman to five life sentences for sexual abuse of a minor child under the age of 12. 

Melissa Anderson, 35, of Tulsa was charged with five counts in September 2014. In November 2014, she waived a jury trial and pleaded guilty to the five charges. On January 22, 2015, a judge ordered her to prison. 

Prosecutors said Anderson had sex with a 10-year-old boy while her boyfriend, Michael Burris, 39, watched. 

The boy told his father about the sexual assaults and the father called police.

Prosecutors charged Michael Burris with permitting child sexual abuse. His trial is scheduled for March.

9/24/2014 Related Story: Tulsa Woman, Boyfriend In Jail Accused Of Sexually Abusing 10 Year Old

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