Mesquite man sentenced to life in federal prison for child sex trafficking

MESQUITE, Texas (U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas) — Martavious Detrel Banks Keys, a/k/a “Cheese” and “Matt,” 34, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to Life in federal prison for felony child sex trafficking offenses.

The announcement was made today by U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

Keys was convicted in February 2017, following a three-day jury trial, on two counts of child sex trafficking and one count of sex trafficking through force, fraud or coercion. Keys has been in custody since the time of his arrest in May 2016. 

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