Man gets 46 years in confinement case

A Madison County judge on Monday sentenced a man to 46 years in prison for exploiting a woman who was locked in a room by three people who lived off her Social Security checks. Louis Amalfitano, 21, was sentenced on the eight felony counts that a jury convicted him of in June. Prosecutors say Amalfitano, his father and girlfriend kept then-65-year-old Anna Turner of Anderson confined for months, beating her and forcing her to sleep on a urine-soaked mattress while they cashed her checks.

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