Mason City Man Convicted in Severe Beating is Paroled

Brandon Kropf

MASON CITY, IA –  A north Iowa man convicted in a severe beating case is now being paroled.

Authorities say Brandon Kropf and his brother Jared beat Jay Barrientes and another man in Mason City in April of 2011.

Last summer the two received five year prison sentences. Thursday morning, law enforcement announced Brandon was given parole.

They say he will be living in the community.

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