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Bryan Stow Beating Suspects Plead Guilty

Colin Hale |
February 20, 2014 | 2:56 p.m. PST

Associate News Editor

Marvin Norwood and Louie Sanchez/via Twitter @NBC4LA
Marvin Norwood and Louie Sanchez/via Twitter @NBC4LA
The two men charged with beating Bryan Stow, a San Francisco Giants fan, in 2011 pled guilty to charges on Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Marvin Norwood and Louie Sanchez were charged with mayhem, assault and battery, and inflicting great bodily injury after attacking Bryan Stow on March 31st following a Dodgers-Giants game at Dodger Stadium.

Sanchez will receive eight years in prison after pleading guilty to the one count of mayhem, while Norwood will face four years in prison after pleading guilty to assault causing great bodily injury.

Stow, 44, suffered major head trauma and will be permanently disabled.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Superior Court Judge George G. Lomeli addressed Norwood and Sanchez on Thursday, saying they "ruined the life of of Mr. Stow."

Lomeli described the attack as "absolutely brutal, absolutely vicious. In my opinion, cowardice."

Read more about the Bryan Stow case at the Los Angeles Times and KTLA.

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