LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A police officer assigned to a hospital for the mentally ill in Norwalk entered a no-contest plea on Friday to charges of engaging in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.
Mario Uribe Estrada, 41, was sentenced to three years in state prison after entering his plea to two counts of a lewd act on a child.READ MORE: Federal Court Strikes Down Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
Estrada, who worked at the Metropolitan State Hospital, was also ordered to register as a sex offender for life.READ MORE: Smokey Southland Skies Caused By Wildfires Burning In Northern And Central California Spur Air Quality Concerns
“South Gate police, who investigated the case, said the victim was not connected to the hospital where he was assigned,” according to a statement issued by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.
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