UPDATE: Wemigwans Accused of Murder in TC Deadly Assault - Northern Michigan's News Leader

UPDATE: Wemigwans Accused of Murder in TC Deadly Assault

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The man accused of beating Jeff Donalson to death in Traverse City is now charged with murder.

Northern Michigan's News Leader was there as James Wemigwans appeared in court via video Friday, charged with second degree murder.

Last week Thursday, Donalson was found unconscious under the North Union Street Bridge.

Both Donalson and Wemigwans are homeless.

Donalson died on Sunday from head injuries.

Medical examiners ruled his death a homicide.

Prosecutors say Wemigwans has an extensive criminal history which includes assault.

Bond was set at $1 million.

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