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Man Accused Of Beating Grayson County Woman Pleads Guilty

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GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- A Grayson County man accused of beating and sexually assaulting an elderly woman  pleaded guilty in court Monday.    

Police say David Shawn Fothergill attacked a  67-year old woman in Pottsboro last summer.      

She nearly died.    

Fothergill was indicted by a grand jury for the crime last August.      

Grayson county prosecutors say Fothergill beat and sexually assaulted the grandmother, breaking her jaw and collarbones.      

It happened at a home on friar tuck lane in Sherwood Shores.      

Fothergill plead guilty to injury to an elderly and aggravated sexual assault.

He was sentenced to 55 years in prison