Man to serve 15 years behind bars for brutal beating

Man to serve 15 years behind bars for brutal beating »Play Video

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash.-- A man responsible for a brutal beating will now spend 15 years behind bars. And, pay his victim's medical bills.

Patrick Elledge pleaded guilty to assault and burglary charges. The prosecutor read letters from the victim and his daughter begging the judge for a lengthy prison sentence.

Phillip Kennedy was found unconscious with several broken ribs in 2011. He survived, but has brain damage.