Police: Woman, 55, killed in domestic violence attack

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. —  Battle Creek Police say a 55-year-old woman has died after a domestic violence incident.

Police were called to the 600 block of E. Michigan Avenue at about 4:30 a.m. Monday after a report that the woman suffered head injuries during the assault.

The woman was transported to the hospital and later died.

A 61-year-old man was initially arrested for domestic violence but is now facing a homicide charge, according to a release from police.

The victim’s name was not released.  The suspect will be identified after he is formally arraigned.

This a developing story.  We’ll update it as more information becomes available.

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