Yaw Sentenced in 2012 Attack
WATKINS GLEN, NY (WENY)-- The Schuyler County man who beat his father into a coma last year will spend the next 20 years in state prison.
A judge sentenced 19 year old Andrew Yaw to 20 years, plus five years post-release supervision for the February 2012 attack. Yaw brutally attacked his father, Hector Town Board member Clifford Yaw, with a metal level, causing skull fractures. Clifford Yaw was in a coma for four months.
Andrew Yaw pleaded guilty in December to first and second degree assault. He will also serve two years for assaulting an inmate at the Schuyler County Jail.