Woman gets 15 years for brutal brick beating of 92-year-old grandfather

LOS ANGELES (WPVI) -- A woman charged in the brutal attack on a 92-year-old grandfather out walking in Willowbrook, California was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday.

KABC-TV reports, Laquisha Jones, 30, of Los Angeles was charged with felony elder abuse in December.

Witnesses said Jones pummeled Rodolfo Rodriguez with a brick. He suffered a shattered jaw and broken ribs.

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The 92-year-old man who was beaten with a brick in Willowbrook says he does not resent his attacker and wishes God's forgiveness upon her.

Jones had a prior conviction for making criminal threats and had been on probation when she attacked Rodriguez.

Prosecutors said there was evidence in the case that showed it was a hate crime.
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