Man arrested on murder charges following the death of Menominee County resident

GLADSTONE — Troopers from the Gladstone Post were dispatched to a residence in Harris Township, Menominee County at approximately 12:30 p.m. on November 19. The Marquette Crime Lab also responded to the scene.

Investigators with the Michigan State Police at the scene found a deceased male that appeared to have died as a result of foul play. The deceased has since been identified as 74-year-old Menominee County resident Michael Donovan.

A male subject has been arrested on open murder charges and is being lodged in the Menominee County Jail. The name of the arrested is being withheld pending arraignment in the 95th District Court in Menominee. Investigators have no reason to believe there are any other suspects at large. 

Assisting troopers and detectives at the scene are the Menominee County Sheriff’s Department, Hannahville Tribal Police, DNR Conservation Officers, and the Harris Township Volunteer Fire Department.