Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Escanaba Public Safety have updated their investigation into the death of a woman who was killed early yesterday morning in Escanaba.
Officers were called out to 206 Stephenson Avenue around 4:20 a.m. on a report of an assault.
Officers say the victim, 32-year-old Heather Batchelor, died from injuries sustained from being stabbed in the throat with a kitchen knife.
Her husband, 36-year-old Kallay Batchelor, was arrested and is being held on a charge of Open Murder/Homicide.
He was formally arraigned in 94th District Court today.
He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted.
He is being held at the Delta County Jail without bond.