SEDALIA, MO – A robbery and assault case is being appealed, according to court records last week.

The defendant, Henry Ward, was found guilty, October 2018 of a Sedalia robbery, during which, the owner of an establishment was beaten and shot twice. Ward had been sentenced to incarceration for several counts to be served consecutively, which amounted to a total of 87 years. The defense had argued for concurrent sentences.

The appeal acknowledgement was noted in records Thursday.