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Man found dead in Calhoun County apartment

Feb 22nd, 2012 - Local News

PENNFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 51-year-old man was bludgeoned to death by another man at a home in southern Michigan's Calhoun County.

The Battle Creek Enquirer reports sheriff's investigators found the body Tuesday afternoon in an apartment on Clark Road Pennfield Township.

Authorities say the suspect, who formerly lived at the home with the man, was taken into custody at a friend's apartment following a 30-minute standoff.

No one else was injured in the standoff. Police have taken into custody, 52-year-old Robert Nelson. Authorities are working to determine a motive for the slaying.

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