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Another L.A. County sheriff's deputy is convicted in jail abuse scandal
Another L.A. County sheriff's deputy is convicted in jail abuse scandal

A federal jury on Tuesday convicted a seventh sheriff's deputy of obstructing a federal civil-rights investigation into excessive force and corruption inside the Los Angeles County jails, delivering a victory to prosecutors as they continue their probe into the lockups. Jurors deliberated for just over two hours before returning guilty verdicts on conspiracy and obstruction charges against Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy James Sexton, 29. The deputy stared straight down at a legal pad on the desk in front of him as the verdict was read, and the judge set his sentencing for December. Afterward, he calmly whispered to his tearful wife: "It's going to be OK." ...

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