Life, No Parole For Man In 5-Year-Old Girl's Rape, MurderA Detroit man convicted in the abduction and slaying of his girlfriend's 5-year-old niece will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Man Convicted In Murder, Rape Of Girlfriend's 5-Year-Old NeiceA Detroit man charged in the abduction and slaying of his girlfriend's 5-year-old niece has been convicted following a second trial.
New Trial Set For Detroit Man In Rape, Murder Of 5-Year-Old GirlCheatham is charged with first-degree murder, torture, arson and other crimes in the death of Mariah Smith.
Mistrial For Detroit Man In Rape, Murder Of 5-Year-Old GirlA jury deadlocked while deliberating the fate of 22-year-old Darnell Cheatham.
Detroit Man Headed To Trial In Murder, Rape Of 5-Year-Old GirlA trial is scheduled to begin in the case of a Detroit man accused of abducting, raping and killing his girlfriend's 5-year-old niece.
Mariha Smith Funeral FridayFive-year-old Mariha Smith will be buried, Friday, nearly two weeks after her burned body was found in an abandoned house in Detroit, about a mile from her home.
Reward For Tips In Mariha Smith CaseA big reward has been posted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for information in connection to the death of 5-year-old Mariah Smith.
Family Held Out Hope For 5-Year-Old Mariha Family and friends continue to stop by the house offering condolences to the family or leave a note or item in memory of 5-year-old Mariah.
Friends And Family Gather At Home Of Missing GirlFriends and family have been gathering at the home of Mariah Smith's aunt waiting for some news on the little girl.