A suspect in the slaying of a 5-year-old Detroit girl whose burned body was found in a vacant house has been released from jail.
A police spokesperson said a “person of interest” is in custody, based on the preliminary findings by the Detroit Police Homicide unit.
On the day of her funeral, Detroit Police have made an arrest in the murder of 5-year-old Mariha Smith.
A DNA test has confirmed that 5-year-old Mariha Smith, missing since last Sunday, was indeed the girl found dead in a burned home on Detroit’s west side.
Shots rang out at a Tuesday night prayer vigil for a missing five-year-old girl from Detroit.
The mystery of what happened to five-year-old Mariha Smith of Detroit continues Tuesday morning.