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Jackson teen convicted of sexual battery of 2-year-old

HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson teenager has been convicted of sexually abusing a 2-year-old girl.

Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith announced Thursday that Demario Mangum, 16, was found guilty of sexual battery.

Mangum was babysitting the 2-year-old victim in August 2012 during the crime, according to Smith.

Smith said DNA evidence proved Mangum's guilt.

Mangum's is facing a sentence of up to one day short of his life. His sentencing hasn't been scheduled.

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