A 43-year-old woman is charged with open murder in the April death of 33-year-old Ryan Brouse.
After investigating the case, Battle Creek Police submitted a warrant request for Markisha Srackangast, currently of Battle Creek, to the Calhoun County Prosecutor’s Office. Srackangast turned herself in on Monday, and was arraigned Tuesday.
Police first responded at 6:17 p.m. on April 5 to a home on Spring Street. They found Brouse there, with severe injuries to his face and head. LifeCare took him to Bronson Battle Creek Hospital for treatment. Brouse died from his injuries early in the morning on April 6.
Police continue to investigate this case, and will not release any additional information at this time.