pimp sentenced for running prostitutes through the Midwest

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A man has been sentenced to for transporting women from Chicago to St. Louis and Denver for prostitution. Jamall Brown, 31, has been sentenced to over four years in prison and under supervised release for the rest of his life.

Police say they met one victim at the hospital. She was being treated for a broken nose after she told brown she wanted to stop prostituting and leave. Brown beat her and later dropped her off at the Emergency Room.

She told police that she met Brown in Chicago. He was physically abusive to her and another woman. The woman says he made them engage in prostitution through ads posted to Brown then took the women to St. Louis and then to Denver to continue selling them for sex. They were coming back through St. Louis when police found the victim at an area hospital.

Brown pled guilty last September to one felony count of transportation for purposes of prostitution, and appeared today for sentencing before United States District Judge Henry Autrey.

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