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'Violent' men jailed for three years after unprovoked attack on father-of-two
TWO 'violent' men who left a father-of-two with brain damage after an unprovoked attack have each been jailed for three years.
Jon Currie (left), 30, formerly of Uxbridge, and Dean James Beeton (below right), 28, of Watford, admitted causing grievous bodily harm to Kevin Teahan, 53, on September 6 last year.
Mr Teahan was found unconscious at 11.45pm in Hallowell Road, Northwood.
He was rushed to hospital with eye swelling, fractured nasal bones and a bleeding wound to the back of his head.
He spent six months recovering in hospital and still has no recollection of the assault.
Harrow Crown Court heard on Thursday (19) how CCTV was used to piece together what happened on the night.
Prosecuting, Ian McLoughlin said: "The common sense view is Mr Teahan (pictured below left) was punched in the face and fell over, causing the blow to his head.
"He received a grave brain injury and had physiotherapy for balance and co-ordination, and speech and language therapy.
In a victim impact statement, Mr Teahan's wife, Hanna, said their lives has been turned upside down.
Currie and Beeton, who both have previous convictions, expressed deep remorse for their actions.
Sentencing, His Honour Judge Holt said: "Kevin Teahan has gone from happy go lucky to a wreck and he will suffer for the rest of his life.
"You should be appalled by what you did to this poor man."
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