Los Angeles woman faces life sentences in child rape charges
February 22, 2019
A Los Angeles woman faces up to three life sentences in prison after she admitted Tuesday to sexual assault and pornography charges involving a 3-year-old girl.
Umi Hongo, 24, pleaded guilty to two counts of principal to sexual assault on a child under 14 years old and one count of child pornography.
Hongo and Ciro Camacho III, 34, were indicted by the Douglas County grand jury in August 2017.
Camacho received three consecutive life sentences for sexual assault and child pornography after he recorded the assault on his cell phone.
Hongo faces a minimum sentence of 35 years on each of the rape charges and 10 years to life for child pornography, according to District Attorney Mark Jackson.
Camacho was sentenced in September 2018. The next month, Hongo was returned to Douglas County from Los Angeles County where she was being held.
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