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Report: Woman tried to sell children on Facebook

Posted on: 12:08 pm, March 12, 2013, by , updated on: 10:59am, March 12, 2013


An Oklahoma woman was jailed after police said she tried to sell her two children online.

The Oklahoman reports Misty Van Horn, 22, was accused of trafficking children.  Police said Van Horn tried to sell her two-year-old and ten-month-old children to a woman in Arkansas.

Van Horn allegedly told investigators she needed $1,000 to bail her boyfriend out of jail.  She allegedly hoped to make that amount by selling one of the children, or to get $4,000 for both children.

Van Horn was arrested and held in lieu of $40,000 bond.

The children were taken into protective custody.