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Judge Sends Human Trafficking Case To Grand Jury

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - A judge has sent a human trafficking and underage sex case involving a 13-year-old victim in Bowling Green to a grand jury.

The Daily News reported Warren District Judge John Brown made the decision after testimony Wednesday at a hearing for 30-year-old Rose Marie Woolbright, 37-year-old Chad Wayne Simmons and 28-year-old Pedro Lopez-Diaz.

Police Sgt. Brian Harrell testified that Woolbright, who is a relative of the victim, allowed the men to engage in sexual activities with the girl and accepted money from Lopez-Diaz.

Woolbright is charged with human trafficking, unlawful transaction with a minor and sodomy. Simmons is charged with sodomy and unlawful transaction with a minor. Lopez-Diaz is charged with second-degree rape.

Under cross-examination during the hearing, Harrell said no forensic rape kit was performed on the girl.

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