Man Gets Prison for Severely Beating His Mother

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced the 15-year sentence Tuesday for Albert Crooks of Yonkers

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    A New Yorker is going to prison for beating his mother so badly that she required surgical reconstruction of her face.
     
    Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced the 15-year sentence Tuesday for Albert Crooks of Yonkers.

      Crooks attacked his 58-year-old mother a year ago as they argued over the keys to her apartment.
     
    He brutalized her with his fist and a heavy glass ashtray.
     
    Her injuries included a broken eye socket. She now has a permanent titanium plate in her face.
     
    He was convicted of assault and weapon possession.

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