Robert Pendergast’s Pre-Trial has been set for this Thursday.
The 58 year old, Effingham man appeared in court last Thursday along with the Assistant State’s Attorney and the Public Defender for a hearing. During the hearing, Pendergast’s Pre-Trial was set for June 29th at 10:00am.
Pendergast was arrested in May following a disturbance that occurred on Edgar Drive. 53 year old, Corey Stice was injured in the disturbance and later passed away. Pendergast is being charged with Aggravated Battery resulting in great bodily harm.
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