The wife of a man beaten so badly he was left brain damaged says she is a ‘wreck’ after it emerged one of his killers will walk free in weeks.
Alan Willson, 47, spent three weeks in a coma after the horrific attack by brothers Archie, 16 and George Tilley, 14, and Harry Furlong, 18, on Easter Sunday last year.
Mr Willson is now permanently brain damaged and cannot talk, meaning he and his wife now rely on hand gestures and body language to communicate.
A former care worker, Mr Willson had sprinted from his home in Worthing, West Sussex, to nearby Longcroft Park when he heard a group of boys were being violent towards an 11-year-old.
But when he tried to intervene he was knocked unconscious as the group viciously beat him with a three-foot log and shattered his skull.
Mr Willson suffered lung trauma, broken bones and fractures to his spine and had to have surgery on his brain in Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.
The brothers each received a 12-year-sentence but Furlong only…