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Man Pleads Guilty to Assault in Deadly Beating Case

Man Pleads Guilty to Assault in Deadly Beating Case

GRAYSON, Ky (WSAZ) - Tears filled the eyes of family members as they watched the man originally charged with manslaughter in the death of their loved one plead guilty to a lesser charge.

Monday afternoon, Clifford Cathey, 35, of Grayson, Kentucky pleaded guilty to 2nd degree assault.

Cathey was originally charged with manslaughter in the beating death of 42-year-old Heath Toney, of Grayson, back on New Year's Day 2012.

In December, a mistrial was declared because the jury was deadlocked after the jury could not reach an unanimous verdict.

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