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Man pleads guilty in Tuscumbia human trafficking case

Updated: Sep. 29, 2016 at 8:20 PM CDT
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TUSCUMBIA, AL (WAFF) - A man accused of human trafficking in Tuscumbia took a plea deal on Thursday.

Rashad Ricks was accused of forcing a 14-year-old to perform sex acts on other people in exchange for drugs and money.

He pleaded guilty to first-degree prostitution to avoid a potential human trafficking conviction. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Ricks' prostitution charge is a Class B felony.

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