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$15 Million Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Marshall Man’s Death

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A $15 million wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the family of a 22-year-old Marshall man shot and killed by police last September. The suit filed Wednesday in federal court on behalf of 22-year-old Andrew Blowers of Marshall, names the defendants as the city of Battle Creek, Battle Creek Police Department Chief Jim Blocker, two Battle Creek Police officers, the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners, Calhoun County Sheriff Steven Hinkley as well as a deputy with the sheriff’s department.