- Associated Press - Monday, May 23, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A former employee at an Albuquerque halfway house for women has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing six inmates under his custodial authority.

Prosecutors say 35-year-old Eric Trujillo, of Albuquerque, entered his plea Monday in federal court to six felony counts.

They say Trujillo will be sentenced within the range of four to 15 years in federal prison and be required to register as a sex offender.

His sentencing hearing hasn’t been set yet.

Trujillo was arrested last November and charged with aggravated sexual abuse and sexual abuse of women living at a Bernalillo County halfway house.

They were federal inmates under a contract with the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.

Trujillo was a resident monitor and guard at the halfway house when the incidents occurred between May 2012 and March 2014.

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