18-year-old faces final pre-trial Thursday - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

18-year-old faces final pre-trial Thursday

Posted:

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.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.