Man charged in Battle Creek murder

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James Hatfield, Jr.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – A man has been charged with a murder in Battle Creek earlier this month.

James Hatfield, Jr. was charged Tuesday with Open Murder in the death of Calvin Pretchor on October 15th in Battle Creek.  Pretchor was shot to death.

Hatfield faces life in prison if convicted.  He was also charged with various firearms counts.  He is being held without bond.


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  • Common Cents

    Sopn most of these animals will be in prison. Every day in our small west MI area there is news about black men with illegal guns shooting each other and commiting crimes with stolens guns.

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