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Two Long Beach men convicted of human trafficking and pimping

Two Long Beach men have been found guilty of human trafficking and pimping several women, one of whom was a teenager, authorities said Monday. A jury found Lebrette Stacey Winn, 23, and Eric James Avery, 25, guilty last week of multiple felony charges. Winn was also found guilty of pandering, sodomy, rape, aggravated mayhem and kidnapping, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. One of the two female victims, age 20, said she met Winn in January 2013. He convinced her to work as a prostitute and then raped her, the district attorney's office said.  The woman ran away, but Winn found her and made her work in prostitution. He also physically and...

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