Anthony Badalamenti, a trainer on televisions “The Biggest Loser”, has been found guilty of second-degree criminal assault, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal possession of a weapon. He had been arrested in October of 2008 when his landlord heard his girlfriend’s son begging for Badalamenti and his mother, Jessica Muniz, to stop beating him. Nassau County Police arrived on the scene to find the 6 year old covered in marks and welts. Reports say that he skin was left raw from the attack. Badalmenti, a Merrick resident, had beaten the child with a weigh lifting bar. The boy testified at the trial in Nassau County Court, in Hempstead NY. He faces up to seven years in prison; he will be arraigned in August. Muniz’s trial is set to start in July.
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