The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the murder conviction of a Detroit man whose 2-year-old daughter has not been found.
From a murder that shocked tony Grosse Pointe to the death of a hapless baby girl and a bloody family attack that left a suburban father dead and a community mourning — there was a plethora of grisly crime in metro Detroit in 2012.
“There was even a point in the trial where the prosecutor pointed at Mr. Lane and myself and said, ‘Look at these people, and look what kind of people these people are,’” Banica Jones said.
Before his client was sentenced the attorney for D’andre Lane pleaded with Wayne County Judge Vonda Evans to grant his client a new trial.
D’Andre Lane continues to deny any wrongdoing as he’s sentenced to mandatory life in prison, convicted in the murder of his 2-year-old daughter.
A Detroit father who prosecutors say faked a carjacking to cover up the slaying of his 2-year-old daughter faces sentencing Monday for first-degree murder and child abuse.
Prosecutors said 32-year-old D’Andre Lane fatally beat Bianca Jones after she wet herself.
Jurors in Detroit will decide the fate of D’Andre Lane, accused of beating his daughter to death and then faking a carjacking.
The mother of 2-year-old Bianca Jones again professed her faith and confidence in D’Andre Lane who is on trial for the first degree murder of their daughter.
A jury has been seated in the case of a Detroit man accused of killing his daughter, setting the stage for opening statements Wednesday morning.