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Trio Sentended in Benton County Beating

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
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BENTON COUNTY, Tenn.- Three people have been sentenced to serving time in state prison in the 2012 beating of Bonnie Nelson.

The three broke into nelson's home in big sandy and beat her when she confronted them.

Both Mitchell Hatch and Jonathan Robertson pleaded guilty to criminal attempt to commit second degree murder and aggravated robbery. Hatch was sentenced 18 years, while Robertson was given 20 years.

The third person involved is a minor. All three were ordered to pay $600 restitution.

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