Renisha McBride


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Theodore Wafer, the Detroit man who shot and killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride in November 2013, has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. Wafer was convicted of second-degree murder earlier this summer. Before sentencing, the 55-year-old told McBride’s family that he was sorry. Prosecutors recommended at least 17 years in prison for Wafer, including two […]

Earlier this month, the man who shot and killed an unarmed Renisha McBride in November of last year was found guilty of second-degree murder during a trial that lasted a little over a week. If you’ll recall the shocking and heartless crime, Theodore Wafer fatally shot McBride in the face after she knocked on his […]

The man who shot and killed an unarmed Renisha McBride has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

After two weeks of opening statements from the defense and prosecution, witness testimony, and closing arguments from both sides, a jury of 12 went to deliberations in the trial of Theodore Wafer — the man who killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride in November 2013. In closing arguments, the prosecution said Wafer, who claims to have acted in […]

On Wednesday, the prosecution in Theodore Wafer’s murder trial rested their case, making way for Wafer’s defense team to call their first witness later this week. In week two of Wafer’s trial, his defense attorney questioned the Dearborn Heights officer in charge of Renisha McBride’s investigation, asking him if there was more he could have […]

Theodore Wafer, the 55-year-old Detroit homeowner who shot an unarmed Renisha McBride to death last November, apparently didn’t know there was a round in the chamber of his shotgun when he grabbed the weapon in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013. That’s what the defense told the courtroom during the second day of his murder trial […]

On Wednesday, opening arguments were made in the trial of Theodore Wafer, the 55-year-old Detroit man charged in the November 2013 killing of an unarmed, 19-year-old black teenager. Renisha McBride was searching for help after being injured in a car accident when she stumbled upon Wafer’s Dearborn Heights, Mich. home. Wafer claimed he thought McBride […]

On Thursday, a Detroit judge has ruled that Renisha McBride‘s porch shooter, Theodore Wafer, should stand trial. Yesterday marked the first day of the preliminary hearing on the shooting of McBride, the 19-year-old who was shot dead while seeking help after a car crash in Michigan. A Wayne County District Court judge heard testimony on whether to order […]

The bloodshed that divides us is thicker than the water that unites us.  Old Uncle Sam has instilled a bias belief that enables some to judge life under state law and jungle rules. Eliminating the threat becomes a justification for murder that has little to do with protecting, serving or self-defense. When the victim is […]

The parents of a 19-year-old Renisha McBride, who was shot in the face on the porch of a suburban Detroit home say they find it hard to believe their daughter posed a threat to the man charged in her death. Walter Ray Simmons and Monica McBride spoke publicly Friday after Theodore Wafer was charged with […]

Just this afternoon, prosecutors charged the 54-year-old man who fatally shot an unarmed Renisha McBride on Nov. 2 with second-degree murder. It was also this afternoon that we finally learned the name of the shooter, who police had refused to identify in the 13 days leading up to his arrest. His name is Theodore P. […]