DAVIESS COUNTY, MO – A Milan man pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge in Daviess County.

Court documents indicate Aaron Tucker, 26, of Milan had once been charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of Michael Chad Estabrook, who died of injuries he received during an altercation in which he was knocked unconscious. He died at an area hospital. Tucker pleaded guilty to 3rd degree assault, a class A misdemeanor.

Tucker awaits sentencing. He could face up to one year in jail, and a fine of 1,000 dollars.