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Theodore Wafer -- Renisha McBride (File)

$10 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed By Renisha McBride’s Family

The family of a Detroit woman shot and killed by a Dearborn Heights homeowner— has filed a civil lawsuit seeking damages in her death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

Theodore Wafer -- Renisha McBride (File)

Attorney Says Porch Shooter ‘Shocked’ By Murder Verdict: ‘We Will Definitely Appeal’

“If he gets sentenced under the murder guidelines, it’s a death sentence,” Theodore Wafer’s attorney told WWJ, saying she will “definitely” appeal his second-degree murder conviction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2014

Theodore Wafer is taken into custody after he is convicted of murder. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Theodore Wafer Found Guilty Of Second Degree Murder In Renisha McBride Porch Shooting

A suburban Detroit homeowner who opened his front door and blasted an unarmed woman on his porch has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2014

Defense attorney Cheryl Carpenter delivers closing arguments in the trial of Theodore Wafer. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Jury Deliberates In Dearborn Heights Porch Shooting Trial

Is this a case of murder or self defense?

08/06/2014

Defense attorneys sit with Theodore Wafer (R) during a pre-trial hearing on April 4, 2014. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Defendant Theodore Wafer Grilled In Porch Shooting: ‘I Was In Shock’

Yesterday he testified he grabbed the gun and went to the door when he heard the knocking because he refused to “cower” in his house. Wafer described the knocking as “violent.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2014

Defense attorneys sit with Theodore Wafer (R) during a pre-trial hearing on April 4, 2014. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Theodore Wafer Testifies In His Own Defense In Renisha McBride Porch Shooting Case

When asked about McBride, Wafer said he thinks about her every day. “This poor girl, she had her life ahead of her,” he said.

CBS Detroit–08/04/2014

Retired MSP Lt. David Balash testifying in Wayne County Circuit Court (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Defense Presents Case In Dearborn Heights Porch Shooting Trial

It appears Renisha McBride was knocking so hard she hurt her hand just before she was fatally shot on the defendant’s front porch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2014

Defense attorneys sit with Theodore Wafer (R) during a pre-trial hearing on April 4, 2014. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Focus Turns To Cell Phone Records On Day Three Of Porch Shooting Trial

Several phone calls and texts were made by Renisha McBride’s father during the evening when she was fatally shot on Wafer’s porch, according to ATF cell phone analyst Stan Brue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2014

As seen on a monitor in the media room, Theodore Wafer's attorney shows his front door to the jury. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Self Defense Or Murder? Trial Begins In Dearborn Heights Porch Shooting Case

Theodore Wafer is on trial in the death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014

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Defense Denies Dismissing Jurors Based On Race In Porch Shooting Trial

On day two of jury selection in the Theodore Wafer murder trial, there were concerns the defense is trying to stack the jury with white people.

07/22/2014

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