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Couple Sentenced to Prison for Keeping Young Relative as Sex-Slave


Inez Martinez Garcia and Marcial Garcia Hernandez

SAN DIEGO — An Oceanside couple were sentenced Monday to lengthy prison terms for brutally keeping an under-age relative as a sex slave, housekeeper, baby sitter and prostitute.

Inez Martinez Garcia, 44, was sentenced to 20 years in prison, and her husband, Marcial Garcia Hernandez, 45, to 23 years to life.

Each had pleaded guilty to multiple counts of abuse.

The two were accused of forcing the girl to clean and cook, take care of the couple’s three children and have sex with Hernandez and with other men for money.

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