Man charged in death of Battle Creek woman

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A man arrested for domestic violence is now charged with homicide.

Battle Creek police were called to the 600 block of E. Michigan Avenue in Battle Creek at 4:30 a.m. Monday for a domestic dispute. There, they found a 55-year-old Battle Creek woman with head injuries. She later died at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital.

Officers arrested a 61-year-old man for the alleged attack. He was originally charged with domestic violence, but those charges were amended to the more serious charge of homicide when the woman died.

Anyone with additional information about the incident is encouraged to call 911 or Silent Observer at 269.964.3888.

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