Wichita babysitter sentenced for producing child pornography

Update: June 1

A Wichita woman was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for producing child pornography while she was babysitting a seven-year-old girl in her home.

U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Stefanie Larsen, 47, pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography.

In her plea, she admitted she allowed a man to produce a series of videos in which he masturbated in the presence of the sleeping child. When the child awoke and cried out, Larsen told her she had just had a bad dream.

The man paid Larsen to let him make the videos.
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A Wichita woman Friday pleaded guilty to producing child pornography while she babysat a seven-year-old girl in her home, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister says.

Stefanie Larsen, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of producing child pornography. The U.S. attorney says in her plea, Larsen admitted to allowing a man to produce a series of videos in which he masturbated in the presence of the sleeping child.

McAllister says when the child awoke and cried out, Larsen told her she had just had a bad dream. The U.S. attorney says the man paid Larsen to let him make the videos.

Sentencing for Larsen is set for April 25.