Florence mother sentenced to 20 years for suffocating 3-month-old infant

Mamaux pleaded guilty to homicide by child abuse Monday.

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – On Monday, a Florence County mother pleaded guilty to homicide by child abuse after suffocating her 3-month-old infant with a baby wipe in 2015.

Twelfth Circuit Solicitor Ed Clements says 25-year-old Jessica Lynn Mamaux was sentenced to 20 years in prison by Judge Thomas A. Russo.

The Twelfth Circuit Solicitor confirms the baby died in August of 2015 at a home on Mustang Road in Florence.