Man charged in Battle Creek murder

Posted at 11:49 AM, Oct 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-26 11:49:20-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – A man has been charged with a murder in Battle Creek earlier this month.

James Hatfield, Jr. was charged Tuesday with Open Murder in the death of Calvin Pretchor on October 15th in Battle Creek.  Pretchor was shot to death.

Hatfield faces life in prison if convicted.  He was also charged with various firearms counts.  He is being held without bond.