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

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012  |  Updated 12:32 PM EDT
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Man Gets Prison for Severely Beating His Mother

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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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