We’re back for day 5 of the second degree murder trial of Theodore Wafer in the shooting death of Renisha McBride on his front porch in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013. As has been the case since mid-day of day 1, Judge Hathaway still refuses the trial to be live-streamed.

Detective Sgt. Stephen Gurka, Dearborn Heights PD, on Cross-Examination


Dr. Kilak Kesha, Assistant Wayne County Medical Examiner, Performed Autopsy





As promised, here’s Dr. Kesha’s autopsy report of Renisha McBride:


We’ll be back this evening with out end-of-day wrap-up of day 5 of the trial.

–-Andrew, @LawSelfDefense

[NOTE: Images of trial postings from the live blog of the Detroit Free Press have been removed at their request.]

Andrew F. Branca is an MA lawyer and the author of the seminal book “The Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition,” available at the Law of Self Defense blog (autographed copies available) and Amazon.com (paperback and Kindle). He holds many state-specific Law of Self Defense Seminars around the country, and produces free online self-defense law educational video- and podcasts at the Law of Self Defense University.


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