Theodore Wafer, of Dearborn Heights, was charged Friday with second-degree murder, manslaughter and possession of a firearm in a felony in the shooting death of 19-year-old Detroiter Renisha McBride.
Wafer, 54, faces arraignment Friday afternoon in the charges, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced.
McBride killed on Nov. 2 by Wafer,whose lawyer said was “justified” in firing at McBride.
Worthy said Friday that the evidence shows Wafer did not act in self defense. Wafer said he believed his home was being broken into by “person or persons,” and that he feared for his life, according to his attorney, Bloomfield Hills lawyer Cheryl Carpenter.
McBride’s family and their attorneys will hold a press conference today at 3pm.
Renisha McBride’s Killer, Theodore Wafer, Charged With Second Degree Murder