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Downey ice skating coach convicted of sexually assaulting students
WRITTEN BY :   Eric Pierce

An ice skating coaching has been convicted of sexually abusing two students at his homes in Downey and Hacienda Heights between 2007 and 2011.

Donald James Vincent, 30, was convicted Tuesday of one count of continuous sexual abuse, two counts of lewd act upon a child, two counts of forcible lewd act upon a child, three counts of oral copulation/sexual penetration with a child under 10 and two counts of sex/sodomy with a child under 10.

Vincent, an ice skating coach at Paramount Iceland, returns to court Feb. 21 for sentencing. He faces multiple life sentences in prison.

The jury deliberated for a little less than a day before handing over their verdict to Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mike Camacho yesterday afternoon.

Vincent was arrested Jan. 11, 2013, and soon after was charged. Bail was set at $6 million, although he has remained in custody since his apprehension.

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, WEB ONLY
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