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Greenwich Man Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder For Beating Wife With Bat

Michael DeMaio, 56, recently pleaded guilty to attempted murder for beating his wife with a bat in their Greenwich mansion in September 2013, according to the Stamford Advocate.
Michael DeMaio, 56, recently pleaded guilty to attempted murder for beating his wife with a bat in their Greenwich mansion in September 2013, according to the Stamford Advocate. Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Department.

GREENWICH, Conn. – Michael DeMaio, 56, has pleaded guilty to attempted murder for beating his wife with a baseball bat in their Greenwich mansion in September 2013, according to the Stamford Advocate.

DeMaio faces up to 10 years in prison under the plea agreement when sentenced in March, the Stamford Advocate reported.

DeMaio and his wife, nutritionist Diane DeMaio, had a dispute in their home at 261 Round Hill Road that escalated to the point where he attacked his wife, according to police. She was hospitalized in critical condition after the attack.

At the time, DeMaio reportedly confessed the crime to Greenwich Police officers, saying he "lost it."

To read the full story on the plea bargain in the Advocate, click here .

To read more about his arrest in the Daily Voice, click here .

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