Renisha McBride

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Man Gets 17 Years for Killing Unarmed Teen on Porch

Theodore Wafer apologized to Renisha McBride's family

(Newser) - A judge has sentenced a suburban Detroit man to 17 years in prison for killing an unarmed woman on his porch . Theodore Wafer was sentenced today for the second-degree murder of Renisha McBride. Before sentencing, the 55-year-old Dearborn Heights man told the young woman's parents he was sorry for... More »

Detroit Homeowner Guilty of Murder in Teen Shooting

Jury convicts Theodore Wafer of 2nd-degree murder in Renisha McBride death

(Newser) - A homeowner in Detroit who shot to death a 19-year-old woman on his porch in the middle of the night has been convicted of second-degree murder and faces life in prison, reports NBC News . The jury also found 55-year-old Theodore Wafer guilty of manslaughter and a felony weapons charge in... More »

Man to Stand Trial For Shooting Girl on Front Step

Defense fails to get charges against Theodore Wafer dropped

(Newser) - A judge today bound Theodore Wafer over for trial on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges for killing an unarmed teenager. The ruling came after a two-day hearing to determine whether there was sufficient evidence to charge Wafer, the Detroit News explains. The 54-year-old Michigan man doesn't deny that he... More »

Man Charged With Killing of Teen Seeking Help

Theodore Wafer accused of 2nd-degree murder in death of Renisha McBride

(Newser) - The man who shot a 19-year-old in the face after she knocked on his door seeking help after a car accident will be charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced today. Officials are asking Theodore Wafer, 54, to turn himself in, and they expect to... More »

Detroit Teen Seeking Help Was Shot in Face: Autopsy

Lawyer says McBride confused, bleeding after crash

(Newser) - The Detroit teenager killed by a homeowner after a late-night car accident was shot in the face, not the back, an autopsy has confirmed. The family of Renisha McBride, 19, says she was seeking help after the crash when she was killed by a man in the suburb of Dearborn... More »

Homeowner: I Shot Teen Seeking Help Accidentally

He tells cops gun discharged by accident, killing Renisha McBride

(Newser) - The homeowner who allegedly shot and killed a Detroit teen after her car crashed and she sought help at his house told police it was an accident, the Detroit Free Press reports. Renisha McBride's family has said the 19-year-old was shot in the back of the head as she... More »

Teen Seeks Help After Crash, Homeowner Kills Her

Detroit family asks: Why didn't he call 911?

(Newser) - Seeking help turned out to be deadly for a black Detroit teen after her car broke down in the suburb of Dearborn Heights. Police say Renisha McBride, 19, was killed by a shotgun blast to the head on a man's front porch at around 2:30am Saturday, reports the... More »

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