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      Suspect arrested on murder charge in Escanaba

      Police have arrested a suspect in on a murder charge for an incident that occurred on 206 Stephenson Avenue.

      Escanaba Public Safety reports that officers were dispatched at 4:19 a.m. Wednesday to a call of a female with an object in her throat. During the investigation into the incident, they determined an assault had occurred, which ended with the victim's death. An arrest was made, and the suspect is being charged with open murder/homicide.

      The name of the suspect is being withheld pending arraignment in 94th District Court. The name of the victim is being withheld at this time.