Jury needed just 4 minutes to convict woman

TYLER, TX Shauntel Mayo, 29, was then sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty on charges that she forced three siblings, ages 7 through 10, to have sex with each other or perform sexual acts for club members who paid to watch.

In March, Mayo's 36-year-old boyfriend, Jamie Pittman, was also found guilty in four minutes and then sentenced to life in prison after just two minutes of deliberations.

Some jurors cried during testimony in Mayo's three-day trial, the Tyler Morning-Telegraph reported.

Mayo, of Tyler, was convicted of engaging in organized criminal activity and two counts of sexual performance of a child. Jurors deliberated six minutes in the punishment phase, and state District Judge Jack Skeen Jr. ordered that Mayo serve a minimum of 25 years before becoming eligible for parole.

During the trial, the children testified how Mayo and other defendants began teaching them at age 5 how to dance and perform sex acts. They were also given drugs, which the adults called "silly pills," to help them perform.

Four other defendants in the case are awaiting trial.

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