A preliminary hearing is scheduled early next month regarding murder charges facing 25-year-old Aaron Thomas Tucker of Lock Springs.
After an appearance Tuesday, the case has been re-set for January 3 with a hearing to begin at 9 o’clock that morning in the Associate Division of the Daviess County Circuit Court at Gallatin.
Bond remains at $100,000 cash bond.
Tucker is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Michael Chad Estabrook of Lock Springs. Authorities have stated there was an altercation November 12 at a Lock Springs residence. Reports indicate a closed fist was used to strike Estabrook in the jaw.
He was pronounced dead that morning at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe.