Rockford man convicted of beating girlfriend, leaving her 'almost unconscious'

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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Rockford man was convicted of beating his girlfriend in March to the point where she was left "almost unconscious."

Donald Washington, 37, was found guilty of aggravated domestic battery and domestic battery charges.

Police responded to responded to a home in the 1400 block of Meadow Court on March 31 after reports of domestic violence.

The victim, who shared a relationship with Washington, suffered visible injuries and says she was beat so severely that she was left "almost unconscious."

Washington is expected to be sentenced on Nov. 22. He faces up to 14 years in prison.