Underwood Court Date Set for Aggravated Battery

A man accused of beating a Granger man to death was back in court Thursday.

20-year-old Ronald Underwood Jr. is charged with aggravated battery.

58-year-old Dean Hughes was found dead in his Clover Trail home on March 21st.

Underwood's trial was set to begin July 30th.

He has until May 31st to reach a plea agreement.

If convicted, he faces up to 20-years in prison.

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