Theodore Wafer is on trial in the death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.
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.
The 19-year-old victim, Renisha McBride, was drunk but unarmed when she climbed the steps of Theodore Wafer’s Dearborn Heights porch.
Theodore Wafer is charged with second-degree murder in the 19-year-old’s shooting death last November.
“Just because it’s on your phone, doesn’t say anything about who you are as a person…”
Both prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed that a larger jury pool of up to 200 people will be needed for Theodore Wafer’s
Theodore Wafer’s lawyers want the judge to allow them to show text messages, photos and school records involving the victim, Renisha McBride.
A judge has denied defense attorneys’ request to remove herself from a case of a Dearborn Heights man who fatally shot a 19-year old woman on his porch last fall.
Several court filings show Theodore Wafer plans an aggressive defense to murder charges in the death of Renisha McBride.
A June trial is scheduled for a Detroit-area man charged with second-degree murder after shooting a young woman on his porch.