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Local doctor sentenced for attack on son-in-law in Ohio

By Megan McNerney, Web Producer, MMcnerney@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 01 2014 04:02:24 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 01 2014 06:00:23 PM CDT

A Lehigh County doctor charged with brutally attacking his son-in-law will now spend years behind bars.

A Lehigh County doctor charged with brutally attacking his son-in-law will now spend years behind bars.

Georges Bensimhon was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday.

Police said Bensimhon drove to a suburb of Cleveland in September and attacked his son-in-law with a crow bar.

He pleaded guilty to an assault charge in April. In exchange, a charge of attempted murder was dropped.