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Manslaughter charge authorized in Deerfield death
An individual has turned himself in to authorities after a felony charge of manslaughter was authorized by the Lenawee County Prosecutor Friday in the death of Nathan Vance, 33, in Deerfield last September.
According to Michigan State Police F/Lt. Tony Cuevas, Jacky Bell, 44, Clayton, turned himself in Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, and was lodged at the Lenawee County Jail. He was then arraigned via video technology from the jail on Wednesday.
Police and medical crews responded to the Deer Run Apartments on East River Street on Sept. 22 to an assault. Vance later died after being flown to ProMedica Toledo Hospital from injuries sustained in a fight where he allegedly received several punches to his head and body, according to police.
At the time of the incident police said the pair had been fighting over a woman who lived in Deerfield with whom Vance had two children. The suspect at the time was identified as the woman’s current boyfriend. His name was