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Former coach pleads guilty to molesting boy

March 8, 2013 |  7:26 pm

A former sports coach and teacher's aide pleaded guilty Friday to molesting a boy and could face nearly 30 years in prison.

Jorge Luis Dominguez, 26, met the boy when he was a sports coach at Los Angeles Academy of Arts & Enterprise, authorities said. According to a statement from the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, Dominguez began molesting the then-12-year-old boy in June 2009 and continued to do so until he was arrested on May 17, 2012.

At the time of his arrest, Dominguez was a teacher's aide at Gratts Learning Academy, according to the district attorney's office.

On Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Dominguez pleaded guilty to one felony count of possession of child pornography and 10 felony counts of lewd acts with a child, authorities said.

He is scheduled to be sentenced May 9.

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