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Appeal denied for aggravated battery

DECATUR -- An appeals court upheld the aggravated battery conviction of a Macon County man.
DECATUR -- An appeals court upheld the aggravated battery conviction of a Macon County man. George Appelt was arrested in September 2011 for attacking a disabled woman.

The victim later said she could not remember her attacker and Appelt argued there was not enough evidence to prove his guilt. The court upheld the guilty verdict. Appelt will spend four years in prison.
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