MASON CITY, Iowa – A guilty plea is entered in a broom handle beating in Cerro Gordo County.
effery Bingham, 36 of Mason City, pleaded guilty Wednesday to domestic abuse assault.
He was arrested in July 2019 after Mason City police said Bingham beat a woman with a broom handle and choked her. Investigators say a 3-year-old child was also hit while Bingham was assaulting the woman.
His sentencing is set for March 11.