Family members of the man brutally beaten in a parking garage at The Mall at Green Hills watched silently as three participants in the beating entered guilty pleas.
In March 2009, Robert DeMoss Jr., 62, had parked his car in the garage adjacent to Dillard’s and had started to walk into the store when he attacked, beaten with a baseball bat and robbed.
Four people were arrested and charged in the attack. Three of them pleaded guilty Wednesday in Davidson County Criminal Court.
Johnathon Harris pleaded guilty to facilitation of especially aggravated robbery and felony car theft. He received a 12-year sentence.
Brittney Bannister pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact and received 4 years
Catherine Mills entered a conditional guilty plea to accessory after the fact. She will go into custody in May for 6 months and then have her judgment entered.
In October, the fourth defendant, Robert Tice Jr., pleaded guilty to especially aggravated robbery. He received a 20-year sentence.