Woman pleads no contest to brutal beating of 91-year-old man with brick

WILLOWBROOK, Calif. -- The woman charged in the brutal attack on a 91-year-old grandfather out walking in Willowbrook pleaded no contest Thursday.

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A woman charged with attempted murder and elder abuse for the beating of a 92-year-old man in Willowbrook has pleaded not guilty.

Laquisha Jones, 30, of Los Angeles, faces 15 years behind bars on the felony elder abuse charge.

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A woman has been arrested in connection with a brutal beating of a 92-year-old man in Willowbrook, sheriff's officials said.

Witnesses say Jones pummeled Rodolfo Rodriguez with a brick. He suffered a shattered jaw and broken ribs. Rodriguez is now 92.

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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. She's due back in court in February for sentencing.
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