The former owner of a Pennsylvania bar and two of his employees have been sentenced to prison for the brutal Christmas Day beating of a man in 2015.
A judge sentenced Anthony Maglietta, former owner of Molly's Pub in Lancaster, to a maximum of 11 years after being convicted of aggravated assault. Former employees Joshua Ellis and Alexander Rodriguez-Cruz have been sentenced to a maximum of 10 years in state prison.
Police say the men were working at the pub on Christmas morning when they beat 30-year-old Shaliek Rivera after an altercation. Police identified the men using the bar's video surveillance.
Prosecutors say Rivera was punched and kicked until he was unconscious.
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Two additional defendants are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday.
The bar has since reopened with new ownership.