Renisha McBride Verdict Theodore Wafer

Killer of Renisha McBride Found Guilty

Theodore Wafer found guilty on all counts, including 2nd-degree murder

by Team Ebony, August 7, 2014

Renisha McBride Verdict Theodore Wafer

Theodore Wafer

Clarence Tabb Jr./Detroit News/AP Photo

Theodore Wafer has been found guilty of second-degree murder, manslaughter and felony firearm in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.

A jury of 7 men and 5 women convicted the 55-year-old Dearborn Heights man.

Wafer was charged with second-degree murder, though the jury had the option of the lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter. Sentencing is to take place later this month. 

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