After her parents ordered her to sexually assault her in Lincoln, Missouri, the neighbors allegedly killed the 4-year-old girl, Jessica Mast.
Based on the allegation that she was demon-possessed, the neighbors, Ethan Mast and his girlfriend Kourtney Aumen, ordered Jessica’s parents, James and Mary Mast, to beat their daughter.
Ethan and Aumen hit the 4-year-old with a wooden spoon and threatened to kill her parents if they tried to stop.
They forced the parents to sexually assault Jessica who also beat them with a belt before dipping her in a freezer.
Jessica’s younger brother was not spared from the beatings, except for her youngest brother, a baby, who was not harmed during the incident.
When James is asked why he allowed his daughter to be treated this way, he repeats the demon possession line. He also said that Ethan and Aumen told him that Mary would also have been occupied if Jessica had not been killed.
Ethan Mast and Aumen were arrested on December 21 and charged with second-degree murder.