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      Man in court, accused in wife's death

      The man charged with second degree homicide in a domestic violence case in Dollar Bay appeared in Houghton County Court Wednesday afternoon.

      Nima Nassiri faces life in prison, or any number of years, after he alleged beat his young wife to death. Nassiri stood mute to his charges in January.

      Wednesday, the 34 year old was in court for the prosecution to file a motion for Nassiri to be examined by the forensics lab. The motion was granted.

      It is unknown at this time when his next court appearance will be. Nassiri is currently at the Houghton County Jail on a $5 million bond.