Man arraigned in fatal beating of girlfriend

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

A Detroit man was arraigned Tuesday in connection with the fatal beating of his girlfriend, officials said. 

Tykese Keaton-Baldwin, 20, was arraigned in 36th District Court in Detroit on a second-degree murder charge of his girlfriend Brittany Collett, 23. 

Tykese Keaton-Baldwin, 20.

The incident occurred after 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Detroit police dispatched to a home in the 19400 block of Prairie Street. Upon arrival at 5:25 a.m., officers found Collett's body face down on the grass with blood around her head, prosecutors said. 

Prosecutors said Collett of Clearwater, Florida, died of blunt force trauma. 

Keaton-Baldwin remained jailed. His probable-cause hearing is scheduled for Aug. 24 and his preliminary examination is Aug. 31.