Dwight Henry

Man Convicted in Hollywood Gang Rape Sentenced to Prison

A man convicted in the 2013 beating and gang rape of a Hollywood teen learned his fate Thursday.

Jayvon Woolfork, 21, was sentenced to 30 years in prison after he was found guilty of sexual battery, kidnapping and false imprisonment by a jury last month.

Woolfork will also be on probation for ten years.

Woolfork and four teens -- Lanel Singleton, Dwight Henry, Erica Avery and Patricia Montes -- were arrested in the November 2013 rape of the 16-year-old girl at Woolfork's home.

Police said Woolfork raped the girl while the other teens held her down at his home on the 1600 block of McKinley Street. The victim told officers she was kicked, had her hair pulled, was thrown down the stairs and even had her face smashed on the concrete. She broke bones by both of her eyes and stayed in the hospital for several days.

Woolfork admitted to having sex with the victim but said it was consensual.

Montes, Henry and Avery were each charged with two counts of sexual battery and two counts of kidnapping. Singleton was charged with one count of sexual battery and one count of kidnapping.

All four teens accepted plea deals, with Avery, Montes and Singleton sentenced to four years in prison. Henry was given two years in prison as part of his plea deal.

Singleton, Henry and Avery all testified in Woolfork's trial as part of the plea deals.

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