DETROIT, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – Police say a man in connection with the fatal beating of a 24-year-old Berkley man is in custody.

Lawrence James Davis, 23, was taken into custody Tuesday following an open murder charge from the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office July 26.

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Davis is expected to be arraigned Wednesday in the 36th District Court sometime after 10 a.m.

The prosecutor’s office says after an accident on Livernois Avenue, Davis allegedly struck 24-year-old Tyler Wingate in the head and after Wingate was on the ground continued to stike him.

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Davis reportedly left the scene and when police arrived they found Wingate on the ground unresponsive.

Wingate was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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