MADISON (WKOW) -- The man accused of beating a man to death with a baseball bat will appear in court Thursday.
It will be the final pre-trial for 18-year-old Koalton Peterson, who is accused of killing 20-year-old Ryan Smith.
Peterson waived his right to a preliminary hearing and the court entered a not guilty plea for Peterson on a charge of reckless homicide.
Authorities say Smith threatened Peterson when a marijuana deal between the two men fell through.
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