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      Man faces murder charges in domestic violence case

      Man arrested after an alleged domestic assault that took place in Houghton County

      The Dollar Bay man arrested after an alleged domestic assault that turned fatal was in court on Friday morning.

      Thirty-four-year-old Nima Nassiri was in Houghton County District Court on Friday, facing second degree murder charges in regards to the death of 27-year-old Senaz Nezami. Nezami died at Marquette General Hospital on December 12 from injuries she received during the alleged assault.

      In court, Nassiri waived his right to a preliminary hearing in 14 days and was taken back to the Houghton County Jail on a $5 million bond.

      He is expected to be back in court on January 13 at 10 a.m. for a preliminary hearing.