Court date set for mother after 12-year-old gives birth

TULSA, Okla. — The mother of the 12-year-old girl who recently gave birth at a Tulsa hospital had her preliminary hearing passed to September 9.

Desiree Castaneda was arrested and charged with enabling child sex abuse and child neglect.

Investigators say Castaneda was aware of her child’s interaction with 24-year-old Juan Miranda-Jara and approved of their relationship. TPD also says there are photos of the family throwing a baby shower for the victim and the suspect.

The victim’s father is currently in prison serving a 12 year sentence for 1st Degree Rape, unrelated to this case.

Miranda-Jara was arrested earlier this month.