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A Johnson County man admits he beat a woman nearly to death last year.
Paintsville Police called it one of the worst crimes they had ever seen.
Investigators say last October, Franklin Ross beat the woman with a chair and then stabbed her repeatedly.
Ross pleaded guilty to assault and several other charges.
Officials say he agreed to a ten year sentence.
He will be formally sentenced on August 5th.