Theodore P. Wafer, 54, charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Renisha McBride, appears at his arraignment in Dearborn Heights, Mich., on Friday.
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Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announces second-degree murder charges against Theodore P. Wafer, 54, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., on Friday. Wafer has reportedly told police that he feared a break-in on the night Renisha McBride was shot.
A photo of Renisha McBride on a program at her funeral service in Detroit. Murder charges have been filed over McBride's death from a shotgun blast at a house in Dearborn Heights, Mich., on Nov. 2.
Prosecutors in Michigan are charging a man with second-degree murder for a Nov. 2 incident in which Renisha McBride, 19, was shot in the face after knocking on Theodore Wafer's door at night in Dearborn Heights, a suburb west of Detroit.
McBride's family has said they believe she was seeking help after being in a car wreck hours earlier. We've updated this post with the latest information we have.
Update at 6:40 p.m. ET: Comments And Questions From Detroit
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Originally published on Fri November 15, 2013 4:43 pm
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