LOCAL 12 - Search Results
Bored beating teen gets probation
NORTH COLLEGE HILL, Ohio (WKRC) -- The last of teens charged in a bored beating case learns his punishment. Michael James received probation at today's hearing.
James and five other teens beat Pat Mahaney in North College Hill in 2012. They said they did it because they were bored.
Mahaney died 11 months after the beating from an unrelated illness.
If James violates his probation, he will serve a term at youth services which could be until his 21st birthday. He was also ordered to engage in a mental health evaluation.
James is currently 16 years old.