Jury Returns Guilty Verdict, Recommends Sentence For Vinita Beating


Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 11:52 am
By: News On 6


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.

5/21/2012 Related Story: Trial Begins For Vinita Man Charged In Beating Over Dog's Death

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.