2 Sentenced in Party Boat Beating Case

Thomas Walsh, 50, and Corey Richard, 33, have been sent to state prison for a 2016 beating and robbery of a crewmember aboard the Gloucester (MA)-based party boat Yankee Freedom that left the victim with a punctured lung and broken ribs.

According to the Gloucester Times, Walsh was sentenced to 5 to 7 years in prison for armed robbery, assault and battery, causing serious bodily injury, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Richard pleaded guilty and received a plea agreement sentence of 2 1/2 to 4 years for the crime.

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