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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Nashville man has been convicted in the human trafficking of a 13-year-old girl.
Brittan Ezekiel Kettles, aka “Low Low,” 26, was convicted Thursday to federal charges of conspiracy to sex traffic a person under the age of 14 and sex trafficking a person under the age of 14. Another person, Stormy Whittemore also pleaded guilty in the case and is awaiting sentencing.