Jury Returns Guilty Verdict, Recommends Sentence For Vinita Beating
VINITA, Oklahoma - A Craig County jury returned a guilty verdict on Wednesday and recommended one year in county jail and a maximum fine of $500 for Scott Osborn.
Osborn is charged with aggravated assault and battery for beating up a man who accidentally ran over and killed one of his dogs last April in Vinita.
Neng Yang suffered broken ribs, a dislocated jaw and a shattered nose during the assault.
Osborn has said he's not guilty and only beat Yang in self-defense.
As defined by Oklahoma courts, the maximum sentence for aggravated assault and battery is five years in the state penitentary or one year in the county jail.