Reward offered for information in murder of man at Brownstown bar

Posted: 6:52 AM, Jun 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-25 13:17:21Z

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest in the murder of a 50-year-old Battle Creek man.

On May 6, Brownstown Emergency personnel were dispatched to Champions Sports Bar on Sibley in reference to a fight in progress.

Upon arrival, personnel discovered a man laying unresponsive in the parking lot, identified as Michael Beaudrie. 

He was taken to the hospital and died the following day.

Police say that Michael and his brother, Thomas, were leaving the bar at closing along with other patrons and a verbal altercation ensued between the Beaudries and at least two other patrons.

It is alleged that the verbal argument escalated into a physical confrontation in the parking lot.

If you have any information regarding the murder, make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP or visit the website at The information is anonymous.