McLeansboro Man Sentenced to 8 Years


By WSIL Manager

MCLEANSBORO -- A Hamilton County man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for beating another man with a baseball bat.

Terry L. Morgan, 36, of McLeansboro, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of aggravated battery.

Hamilton County State's Attorney Justin Hood says that on Aug. 12 Morgan hit a man multiple times with an aluminum baseball bat. The victim suffered injuries to his head and body and was flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville for treatment.

In addition to his eight-year prison term, Morgan was also sentenced to two years of mandatory supervised release.

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