Detroit man, 20, charged in beating death of Florida woman

Posted at 1:35 PM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-14 13:38:16-04

A 20-year-old Detroit man was charged in connection with the fatal beating of a Florida woman early Saturday morning.

Police said Tykese Keaton-Baldwin beat Brittany Collett, 23, to death at a home on Prairie Street in Detroit.

Police were called to the home around 5:30 am and found Collett face down on the grass, surrounded by blood.

She was taken to a local hospital where she later died. It was determined she died of blunt force trauma. Collett is a Clearwater, Fla., resident.

Keaton-Baldwin was charged with second-degree murder.