Update 11:15 a.m.: The men accused of attacking Bryan Stow outside Dodger Stadium in 2011 pleaded guilty this morning as part of a plea deal. According to the Chron, Louie Sanchez pleaded guilty to felony mayhem for hitting Stow. He was sentenced to eight years in prison. Marvin Norwood got four years in prison for felony assault. Other charges were dropped in the plea deal. Stow's family attended the court hearing, where his father, David Stow, called the duo "misfits" and "cretins" and said their prison sentences were "insignificant next to what Bryan must endure," the newspaper reports.
Original story: Nearly three years after being savagely beaten outside Dodger Stadium, Giants fan Bryan Stow just might see some level of justice served today.
The media is buzzing with reports that the two Dodgers fans accused of beating Stow, an avid Giants fan, might accept a plea deal this morning, acknowledging their guilt.
Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood, both San Bernardino County residents, are headed back to court his morning and sources tell the LA Times that the two defendants are considering to plead either guilty or no contest to the March 31, 2011 beating incident after the Giants and Dodgers opening game in LA.
Both have been charged with mayhem, assault and battery in connection to the beating, which left Stow, a Santa Cruz paramedic and father of two, with permanent brain damage.More »