Detroit Man Charged in Death of Woman Shot on His Porch

Theodore P. Wafer claims he thought Renisha McBride was trying to break into his house


DETROIT — A suburban Detroit homeowner who shot a woman on his porch in the middle of the night is being charged in connection with the case, Wayne County prosecutors said Friday.

Theodore P. Wafer, 54, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., is being charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Renisha McBride early Nov. 2, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said.