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The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man accused of beating another individual on September 9th.

Vernon Howard, 44, of Diamond was charged with two counts of Aggravated Domestic Battery/Strangulation, both class two felonies.

He is accused of strangling a female acquaintance somewhere in the Grundy County area on September 9th. He was transported to the Grundy County Jail where his bond is at $10,000.