SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Hartville Missouri woman has been sentenced in federal court, for using a minor to produce child prisonpornography.

According to the Tammy Dickinson, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri,  Chelese Penn, 25, was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison without parole. She was also sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release following her incarceration.

Penn pleaded guilty in June of 2015 to using an eleven year old child to produce child pornography between 2012 and 2014, as well as distributing child pornography over the internet.