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Pinkberry co-founder gets 7
years for tire iron beating

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:Honeybadger, 3/15/2014 7:56:07 AM

A co-founder of the Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain who was convicted last year of beating a homeless man with a tire iron over a tattoo he considered disrespectful was sentenced on Friday to seven years in prison. Young Lee, a 49-year-old South Korean kick boxer-turned-architect who parted ways with Pinkberry in 2010, was convicted in November of assault with a deadly weapon, along with special allegations that he caused great bodily injuries to his victim. A spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Lee was sentenced to the maximum of four years in prison for the assault, with an

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 3/15/2014 8:48:15 AM     (No. 9769664)

the "homeless" scum should´ve been in prison..
what was he doing - attempting to sell porn on the street?
Lee probably should not have beat him with a tire iron, tho..
WHY did i know there was more to this story of a "homeless" man...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Newtsche, 3/15/2014 8:51:55 AM     (No. 9769670)

Why didn´t he just kick him?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: zoidberg, 3/15/2014 10:05:43 AM     (No. 9769778)

Young Lee is 49? He should have to change his name to Middleage Lee.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Shucky, 3/15/2014 10:29:22 AM     (No. 9769811)

I try to imagine the most offensive image, perhaps Jesus eating a live baby, engaging in incest or in sodomy. I still can´t imagine reacting violently. I would consider anyone who reacted to offensive words or images with homicidal violence to be unfit to roam free in civilized society.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/15/2014 10:45:36 AM     (No. 9769838)

I have long suspected Ben & Jerry of harboring homicidal tendencies as well.

....and the "Blue Bell" cow has a sordid history.

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