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San Diego woman convicted of sex crime against another woman

A San Diego woman has been convicted of a sex crime against another woman.

Catherine McCoy, 49, committed the crime against the 21-year-old woman on Aug. 18, 2011, with a golf club because she believed the victim had had sex with McCoy's boyfriend, prosecutors said. They said McCoy then left the victim naked on the side of Route 125 near Spring Valley.

The victim testified during a trial in San Diego County Superior Court that ended Wednesday with a jury convicting McCoy of sexual penetration with a foreign object.

McCoy faces a possible sentence of life in prison during a hearing scheduled for March 22, according to prosecutors.

In a separate trial last year, McCoy's boyfriend, Christopher Carrera, 34, was convicted of assisting in the attack. He was sentenced to 16 years in prison.

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