Preliminary for Bark River man scheduled

MENOMINEE — The preliminary examination for a Bark River man charged with open murder has been rescheduled. 

The preliminary examination for Gary Phillips-Donovan, 35, Bark River, who is charged with the open murder of Michael Alan Donovan, will occur Jan. 23 and 24 at 8:30 a.m., both days, in 95 A District Court of Menominee.

Donovan’s body was found at his Harris Township residence Nov. 21 and Phillips-Donovan was taken into custody later the same day.

Phillips-Donovan is being represented by attorney Randall J. Philipps.