CORDELE, GA (WALB) - Willie Telfair, 36, plead guilty Friday to the severe October, 2014 assault of Eugene Dennard.
He was arrested just one day after the incident, charged with aggravated battery, robbery, theft by taking, forgery, and interference with government property.
According to a report, Telfair was an employee of Eugene Dennard, who was found severely injured in a ditch by hunters.
Dennard owns The Exchange Mart and Dennard Services in Cordele.
Telfair received two 20 year consecutive sentences, for a total of 40 years to serve.