Two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are scheduled to be sentenced in federal court Monday morning for their roles in the beating of a handcuffed man and a scheme to cover up the assault.
Sussie Ayala and Fernando Luviano were convicted in June alongside their supervisor at the county’s central jail facility. A federal jury found that the three violated the civil rights of Gabriel Carrillo, who was left badly bloodied.
The supervisor, former Sgt. Eric Gonzalez, was sentenced to eight years in prison this month.
The case is the first of a handful in which deputies face brutality charges stemming from a wide-ranging FBI investigation into the county...