WASHINGTON (AP) — A man accused of a vicious beating in Washington’s Capitol Hill neighborhood has been convicted by a jury.
A D.C. Superior Court jury on Wednesday convicted Tommy Branch of beating Thomas Maslin, who was left with severe brain injuries after the Aug. 18 attack.READ MORE: 29-Year-Old Man Shot & Killed Overnight
Maslin was struck with a BB gun and robbed of his credit card and cell phone. Two other men, 18-year-old Sunny Kuti of southeast Washington and 19-year-old Michael Moore of Landover, Md., were also accused in connection with the attack.READ MORE: M&T Bank Stadium To Open As COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site Today
Moore pleaded guilty and testified during the trial. He said the robbery was Branch’s idea.
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