Man sentenced to 30 years in homeless camp beating

Posted by Erica Jones- email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - New information on the man charged with beating another man in the head with a hammer in Richmond.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports a judge sentenced Maurice Fortune III to 30 years in prison for attacking Timothy Britton at a homeless camp in South Richmond.

The attack happened back in July of 2009.

Britton is now in a wheelchair, still has seizures and suffers from paralysis on his right side.

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