- Associated Press - Thursday, September 18, 2014

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An ex-kitchen worker at a Texas immigration jail has been convicted of sexually abusing an inmate in a freezer.

The San Antonio Express-News reports (https://bit.ly/1qh4YBQ ) 26-year-old Juan Aguilar was found guilty Wednesday of abusing a male inmate at the privately-operated Pearsall jail.

Aguilar had worked at the South Texas Detention Complex since 2010 and was fired after the Feb. 17 incident.

The inmate was being held while in deportation proceedings to Honduras.

Aguilar faces up to 15 years in federal prison. It’s unclear when he will be sentenced.

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Information from: San Antonio Express-News, https://www.mysanantonio.com

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