Crawford sentenced to 30 years

Larry Crawford, who pleaded guilty to severely assaulting his wife, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday.

Crawford must serve six years in prison before he is eligible for parole.

On Oct. 1, Crawford pleaded guilty to domestic abuse assault third offense as a habitual offender and assault causing serious injury as a habitual offender. He admitted beating his ex-wife, Jolene Crawford to the point where she is dependent on others to take care of her.