Court Appearance for Bryan Stow Assault Suspects

Marvin Norwood and Louie Sanchez were ordered earlier this month to stand trial for the assault at Dodger Stadium

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Friday, Jun 22, 2012  |  Updated 8:42 AM PDT
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Images: The Bryan Stow Case

A 911 call played in court Wednesday, June 6, 2012, described the condition of Bryan Stow after he was beaten at Dodger Stadium in 2011. Suspects Marvin Norwood and Louis Sanchez, pictured with attorneys, are in preliminary hearings to determine if there is enough evidence to try them for the beating.

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Bryan Stow Beating Suspects to Stand Trial

A judge ordered Marvin Norwood and Louie Sanchez to stand trial on charges related to the beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow after a Los Angeles Dodgers game in 2011. The judge's action came on the sixth day of a preliminary hearing for the pair. Patrick Healy reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on June 8, 2012.
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Two men accused in the assault on a San Francisco Giants fan during the 2011 opening day game at Dodger Stadium are scheduled to appear Friday in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom.

Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norward are charged in the attack on Bryan Stow in a Dodger Stadium parking lot. Court proceedings are scheduled for 9 a.m.

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The two suspect were ordered earlier this month to stand trial. Sanchez, 30, and Norwood, 31, were arrested last July. They are accused of mayhem and assault and battery in the attack on Stow, a paramedic from Northern California who attended last season's opening day game with friends.

Stow suffered brain damage and is permanently disabled.

Sanchez and Norwood will both face three felony counts: for mayhem, assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury, and battery with serious bodily injury. Sanchez will also face allegations that he inflicted great bodily injury on Stow in the assault and battery counts; the judge decided Norwood will not face those allegations.

Sanchez will further face two misdemeanor counts -- one for battery related to a run-in with a female Giants fan, and one for assault on an unidentified young man at whom Sanchez allegedly swung a fist.

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