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A Taylorville resident was found guilty of domestic battery on Tuesday. On January 7th, a jury in Christian County found 42-year-old Ronald E. Nigh Jr. of Taylorville guilty of aggravated domestic battery for choking his wife. The offense occurred on October 30th, 2018 and was investigated by the Taylorville Police Department.

 

After being found guilty, the Honorable Judge Christopher W. Matoush revoked Nigh’s bond and set the matter for sentencing on February 25th, 2020. Nigh Jr. is subject to a Class X sentencing range of 6 to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Ronald E. Nigh Jr. will remain held without bond in the Christian County Jail until sentencing. 

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