CICERO, N.Y. -- The man responsible for beating his girlfriend's 3-year-old child was sentenced on Tuesday.
John Bonitz was sentenced to seven years in prison. According to investigators, he punched and kicked the child inside a home on Thompson Road over the summer. Sheriff's deputies said the boy was in and out of consciousness when they arrived to the scene.
The boy's mother, Amanda Bishop, is also accused of punching the child.