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Two men get six years for raping 13-year-old girl at party in Orange

January 26, 2010 |  7:36 pm
Two cousins were sentenced to six years in state prison for raping an intoxicated 13-year-old girl at a house party in Orange, authorities said today.

Diego Ramirez, 19, and Daniel Ramirez, 24, took turns raping the girl at their home while she was drunk and unable to resist, prosecutors said. They pleaded guilty Monday and were sentenced.

The victim was with another girl, 14, when they met two other men, who invited them to the party. The two girls drank with the men and were intoxicated when they arrived at the Ramirez house, according to the Orange County district attorney's office.

The two men -- Mario Santibanez, 23, and Gustavo Gomez, 19 -- are both charged with taking part in the  rape. Gomez is also accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse with the 14-year-old, the district attorney said. They are being held in lieu of $200,000 bail and are scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

-- Robert J. Lopez