Today began the 2nd degree murder trial of Theodore Wafer for the shooting death of Renisha McBride on his Detroit front porch.
By order of trial judge Dana Hathaway there is no live streaming of the second degree murder trial of Theodore Wafer, the Detroit man who shot and killed Renisha McBride, a young black woman who was on his front porch in the early morning hours of November 15, 2013.
The defense claims that Wafer reasonably used deadly force in the belief that someone was attempting to violently enter his home. The state argues that Wafer unreasonably created the circumstances in which an innocent person was killed.
OK, folks, that’s it for now. We’ll have more coverage at day’s end.
[NOTE: Images of trial postings from the live blog of the Detroit Free Press have been removed at their request.]
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