British woman is being deported from the U.S. after being convicted of
having sex with a 14-year-old who hired her to help him lose his
McGill, 28, of Scotland, faced up to 15 years in an American prison for
the sex act, but wound up being sentenced in Orlando, Florida, on
Wednesday to five years of probation and asked to leave the U.S.
immediately, the Mirror reported Thursday.
judge’s ruling came after McGill, a hypnotherapist who moonlighted as an
escort, was convicted of lewd or lascivious battery for offering to
take the 14-year-old boy’s virginity for $480 at an Orlando hotel in
was initially scheduled to go to trial in September after denying the
charges, but reportedly broke down in a two-hour interview with police
officers and said she felt “terrible” upon finding out the boy was a
minor, insisting she did not know his age before they met.
never been in handcuffs or anything like that so it’s scary for me. I
think I should leave the country and I think I should be told off. I
don’t want to go to jail. I’m really scared,” McGill reportedly told the
added in the interview that she had been traveling alone throughout the
U.S., but claimed she had been sightseeing.
Scottish hypnotherapist-turned-prostitute was due to appear in Orange
County Court for a pre-trial hearing Wednesday, but prosecutors
reportedly inked a sweetheart plea deal with McGill allowing her to
plead guilty to five years’ probation and leave the U.S. immediately.
part of her plea deal, McGill’s probation was set to end as soon as she
left the U.S., according to the Mirror.
Although McGill reportedly left the U.S. for the U.K, it is unclear what
her specific travel plans are.