Trial date set for man charged in the beating of Sherwood Shores woman

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GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- A trial date has been set for a man a neighborhood handy man, accused of sexually assaulting an elderly Sherwood Shores woman and beating her nearly to death.

24-year-old David Shawn Fothergill is formally charged with aggravated sexual assault, burglary, injury to an elderly person and attempt to commit capital murder.

He has pleaded not guilty and his trial has been scheduled for March 10th.

The Grayson County Sheiff's Office alleged on the night of June 17th 2013, Fothergill sexually assaulted and attacked the 66-year-old grandmother, leaving her in a pool of blood.

Fothergill remains in the Grayson County Jail.