Duo to Plead Guilty in Beating of S.F. Giants Fan

Two men are expected to plead guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom Thursday morning in connection to a beating that took place outside Dodger Stadium in 2011 that left a San Francisco Giants fan with brain damage. Under the proposed plea agreement, Louie Sanchez, 31, and Marvin Norwood, 32, are expected to be sentenced to eight years and four years, respectively, in state prison over the assault on Bryan Stow, law enforcement told NBC News. Both men are expected to face a federal weapons charge after serving their sentences. The beating, which took place after the opening day matchup between the Dodgers and Giants on March 31, 2011, gained national attention and led to harsh criticism of then-Dodgers owner Frank McCourt over deteriorating security in and around the stadium. Just over seven months later, McCourt sold the club to Guggenheim Baseball Management.

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